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How To Heal Swollen Ear Lobe Around The Piercing
It has been three weeks since my two ear lobe piercings. Both of them are red and swollen and are a bit dry around the piercing. What should I do?
Hi, my ear lobe is inflamed and swollen to around double the size of it's counterpart. I've no piercings but think it's a result football on Saturday?
Get seen now: A swollen painful earlobe, especially if tight, firm swelling, from injury needs to be seen right away so you do not develop a permanent deformity (cauliflower ear). See http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/cauliflower-ear-symptoms-causes-treatments Protective headgear prevents this from happening more often now. ...Read more
It has been a week since i got my second ear lobe piercing. My left ear is somewhat swollen and my right is red and swollen and hurts to touch. help.
5to7 days: It takes 5to 7 days to heal if there is no infection. ...Read more
See your doctor.: The causes of chronic swelling of the earlobes can range from an allergy to a metal in a new earring to low-grade infection and inflammation. Since the treatments differ, you need to see your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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