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How to heal swollen ear lobe around the piercing?

How to heal swollen ear lobe around the piercing?

Ice and neosporin.: You need to use neosporin ointment to kill any possible infection around the piercing site and then use ice to reduce the swelling. Use ice cold cloth, not ice on the ear. 10 minutes on and 10 minutes off for 1 hour should be suffice.

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1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more


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What to do if I have ear lobe swollen after piercing?

What to do if I have ear lobe swollen after piercing?

If red, hot, tender,: Painful, swollen with streaking, pus or fever - get medical evaluation. If it is a cartilage piercing with signs of infection - please take seriously. Take care.

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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?

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.

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How long does it take for ear lobe piercings to heal?

How long does it take for ear lobe piercings to heal?

5to7 days: It takes 5to 7 days to heal if there is no infection.

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What's best used to take care of a swollen ear lobe?

Clogged pore: Your ear lobe has sebaceous glands like most areas of the skin. This can be clogged and become inflamed as a result. This causes it to become swollen and can be painful. Often, your body can resolve this on its own. If it is red, and painful, you may consider antibiotics.

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What to do if I have ear lobes still bleed even after 6 months of having piercings?

What to do if I have ear lobes still bleed even after 6 months of having piercings?

See doc: May be infected. Perhaps allergic response to metal in ear rings. See MD.

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How do I treat a swollen ear lobe after going up a gauge?

How do I treat a swollen ear lobe after going up a gauge?

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If there are no breaks in the skin, ice and an oral anti-inflammatory like advil can be helpful. If it looks very red, feels hot, is very tender, there is risk it may be infected and you might need antibiotics. Try to keep the area dry and clean. Hope this helps

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How long is it supposed to it take for a swollen ear lobe to go down?

Depends: It is depend whether or not you have infection, and require med. It is best to see doctor.

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Have had swollen ear lobes for a long time with no other apparent symptoms. Is this unusual?

Have had swollen ear lobes for a long time with no other apparent symptoms. Is this unusual?

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!

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Ear lobe swollen don't wear earrings what can it be? Should I be worried? What can cause it?

Ear lobe swollen don't wear earrings what can it be? Should I be worried? What can cause it?

Infection: Sometimes cysts, infections, keloids can develop in ears. A doctor would have to see your ear or in person to be more accurate. Good luck and please see your doctor for more answers.

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My sons ear lobes are swollen, look lumpy and he says they itch? And this is also on his cheeks.

My sons ear lobes are swollen, look lumpy and he says they itch? And this is also on his cheeks.

Angioedema: This is angioedema. It is more unsightly and uncomfortable than it is serious. Many times, in kids, it is secondary to a recent or present infection. The safest thing to do is see the pediatrician before using an medications.

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Why is my lymph node and ear lobe on my left side swollen?

Why is my lymph node and ear lobe on my left side swollen?

Possible infection: Swelling of ear lobe could be related to an infection with resulting lymph node enlargement. Medical eval should be able to clarify issue. Take care.

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Can you tell me if there is any good tips for caring for ear lobe piercing?

Can you tell me if there is any good tips for caring for ear lobe piercing?

New ear lobe: Piercing care. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water, place on piercing ; allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Or you can buy pressurized saline solution at a drug store. Do not twist the posts. Clean twice a day.

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Ear lobes swollen infected pain in sides of neck below ear lobes what could this be?

Ear lobes swollen infected pain in sides of neck below ear lobes what could this be?

Lymph nodes: Given the information it is likely that you have some inflamed lymph nodes in your neck.

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Could my swollen ear lobes be a result of secondary Sjorgren's Syndrome? I was diagnosed years ago along with RA,

Could my swollen ear lobes be a result of secondary Sjorgren's Syndrome? I was diagnosed years ago along with RA,

Not typical: Autoimmune diseases can affect almost every organ in the body, however the ear lobe swelling is not associated w/ secondary Sjorgrens

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Can you tell me if my ear lobe is swollen but doesn't hurt when I touch it does that mean the swelling might go down?

Can you tell me if my ear lobe is swollen but doesn't hurt when I touch it does that mean the swelling might go down?

Depends: Hi It depends on the cause of the swelling. Usually swelling that occurs from trauma or bug bites will go away on its own with time.

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Hw lng shld v wait for piercing the ears aftr stitching the ear lobes. Can we wear clutch earings before piercing the ears n after 20 days of stitching?

Why stitching?: If your earrings caused a slit, be sure that next time they are not too close to the edge. Avoid rings that are large or heavy. You can pierce again after 3 weeks. Avoid antibiotic creams or ointments. Avoid bacitracin, neosporin triple antibiotic, etc., as these may weaken the new healing & cause allergic reactions.

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Have a new piercing and my ear lobe feels sore?

NeedMoreInformation: We need more information to advice you. We need to know when was the piercing done. By Whom, was it done by a doctor with aseptic technique or by some one else and what procedure was ued. And if there is any redness or swelling at the piercing sites. Are both ears sore. The pierced ears can be a little sore on the day of piercing. But if it is after a day or two or three it may be due to infection

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