Doctor insights on:
Hole may close up: if it has not healed adequately.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Got my cartilage pierced over a year ago, noticed a bump where my earring back is kinda hurts can I get rid of it somehow?
Earrings: Possible scarred tissue or an infection. Get it checked and treated early. ...Read more
I got my cartilage pierced almost 2 yrs ago and now there's pus coming out of the hole. There's no blood,redness or pain. Should I remove the earring?
I have an infection with my cartilage. I am using Mupirocin but fear that my hole will close with the earring out. Should i keep it in while it heals?
Cartilage ear piercing app. 4mths ago. Symptoms:Green pus, redness, heat, pain, and swelling. Removed earring. Symptoms still present.Antibiotics?
Yes...antibiotics: What you have described is a definite infection. It needs to be cleaned frequently with soap and water. Topical antibiotic's will also help. It may very well need oral antibiotics. It's possible it could even need incision and drainage. See your physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
My cartigle percing caused scar tiusse to form looks like a bubble . I got told tree tea oil will heal it. Should i take out my earring to heal ?
I got my ear cartiledge pierced. I changed the earring and there is a pimple like lump on the back of my ear. There is no pain though. Is that normal?
No: Please see a doctor. There is a chance it is a granuloma. This is not serious, but easily treated. There are a few other things it could be. Also, please make sure the metal stud is either sterling silver or surical steal. ...Read more
Perhaps?: But I am not aware of any indication or benefit. With the worlds shark population down 90%, it wouldn't be high on my list of complementary or alternative therapies and only if i were sure it would be saving my life of markedly improving my daily life or comfort. Reconsider! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cell numbers: Young cartilage has more cells per volume. The cells make and support the surrounding material (extracellular matrix) that is key for overall cartilage function. They have the ability to make this extracellular matrix more robustly. There are interesting additional findings in the work by isto (st.Louis company). We presented data on our multicenter juvenile cartilage trial at aana april 2013. ...Read more