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Blood Blister On Ear Piercing
How will peroxide/bacitracin bth affect staph &or herpes or any puss filled draining sore on area above clitoris ...Started itchin then bump busted?
Depends: Peroxide will provide variable levels of killing for staph, and Bacitracin is an antibiotic against streptococcus; it has poor activity against staph. Neither will have any effect against herpes. If it was a boil you had, then the draining itself is probably therapeutic; if the redness/hard area extends, i would see a doctor for systemic antibiotics. ...Read more
A blood blister forms when skin and small blood vessels are damaged without breaking the skin. Trapped beneath the skin surface is some blood and skin fluid. Blood blisters are commonly caused by accidents in which the skin is pinched by a tool or a heavy weight, or they may occur from constant ...Read more
Ear lobe piercing 49 days old has white stuff coming out of it. Piercing hole & ear isnt red swolen, & has no pain. Is my ear piercing infected?
Unfortunately: Barbells can chip or fracture front teeth. Gums can be damaged by the rubbing of barbells requiring periodontal surgery. If the barbell becomes unscrewed it could be aspirated into the lungs. Infections can be quite severe & eventually lead to disfigurement. This is likely not normal -please have your dentist evaluate your gum. ...Read more
Should respond : If you've started treatment with drops or oral meds the drainage should begin to subside within a few days. Failure to respond may mean there is too much drainage coming out for drops to be effective & a trip to the dr to have the drainage suctioned clear may be necessary. Check with your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughters ear puercing has sme pus drainage. She replaced the earring and accidentally punctured some skin that caused bleeding.
Evaluation: Please see your physician as she may need antibiotics. ...Read more
Rash: Doubt you're feeling sick from the lesion on your pinky as it is limited to that area and less likely to give you systemic reaction. The lesion needs to be looked at either by having a local doc do so or sending us a picture. ...Read more
Blister like rash on tip of left ear and cheek.warm to touch, ear sweling.back pain.fatigue. dry throat.diarrhea.
Reddot post piercing: Thank you for your question. A red dot on the bottom of the earlobe after piercing may be caused by many things. Infection or inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause such an eruption as well as responses to external/internal sources such allergies or otherwise. Having an examination performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Had a bump on the backside of my ear tragus painful no touch 4 days puss came out today pain inside ear & face is this a ear infection starting?
Big pimple in my ear, on the concha. It popped and pus, yellow stuff/blood came out. Now it's refilling with pus again.
See ENT or derm: Either an ear Dr or a skin Dr will numb this and scrape away the offending tissue. Probably will be cauterized with ferric subsulfate and heal in 1 or 2 weeks. ...Read more
My pierced earlobe has clear pus leaking from the hole, drying into a gross orange crust around the earring. Help!
Leave it alone: It is a healing process and bursting it open may introduce infection. Give it time. ...Read more
Abscess on top part of ear, 4 days. Painful, throbbing. Poked it with tiny lancet& squeezed but only blood came out, no puss. Should I poke deeper?
See a doctor: For these kinds of problems, it's gone beyond the 'home remedy' stage. The issue with the ear is that you don't want a longer term deformity to develop by poking around and digging at this infection. A doctor should better be able to manage this for you. I would call your primary or go to an Urgent Care center where someone could deal with it properly. ...Read more
Earlobe by earing hole swollen leaking yelllo pus down the side of my neck lumps on neck by earing hole now area has turned a little dark an itching?
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