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Bluish Ear Cartilage
Don't do it: I strongly discourage any piecing through cartilage. Although many people have gotten away with it, others have experienced severe pain during the piercing and some have gotten serious infections resulting in potentially defigurement of the ear. Cartilage heals poorly due to its poor blood supply. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help! i bumped my cartilage peircing my ear with a hair brush and now it is swelling and hurts so bad. How to get rid of swelling ?
Try taking motrin,: Apply ice packs for first two days then warm packs, apply neosporin and vaseline. Follow up with ur dr if it gets infected. Take care! ...Read more
What is the best procedure to get rid of keloids? Permanently? I have one on my ear cartilage on the top by my piercing.
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more