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Baby Ear Piercing
i'm mother of a 7month old baby girl..
my question is, when can my baby go for ear piercing.. is it okayy now..
Old ear piercing seems to be infected. There is a painful bubble on it possibly filled w/ puss. Took earring out. 25 w pregnant. Any danger to baby?
Our baby is to have a hindu ear piercing ceremony when she turns 1 with a 22k gold needle. Is it safe should it be sterilized? Any infections to worry
Not sure? Still: healing? Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply to piercing site. ...Read more
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