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I got my ears piercings and so how long before I can take the replace the studs?

I got my ears piercings and so how long before I can take the replace the studs?

2 weeks: You need to wait the tissue to heal well and the tissue around the studs are all dried and scar formed well. 2 weeks time is reasonable time to heal well. ...Read more

Piercing (Definition)

Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which ...Read more


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How long does it take for ear holes to close up after you take out the piercing?

How long does it take for ear holes to close up after you take out the piercing?

Re-epithelialized: Most of the time the channels through the ear do not close and heal shut, especially if the original piercing was done years ago. There's a new epithelium in there which has caused prevention of the closure of the canal. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Got my 6yr old's ears pierced today. One hole is uneven. If we take it out tomorrow, how long does it need to heal before piercing it again?

Got my 6yr old's ears pierced today. One hole is uneven. If we take it out tomorrow, how long does it need to heal before piercing it again?

Several months: The sooner you remove it, the faster it will heal. Keep it clean and apply polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin). It sound be ready to pierce again in several months. She may have a tiny scar at the previous site. All the best. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a ear piercing to close my daughter had her ear pierced since she was 3 maybe 4 months she is now 1 years old?

How long does it take for a ear piercing to close my daughter had her ear pierced since she was 3 maybe 4 months she is now 1 years old?

Ear piercing: What are you asking? If the ear piercing is all healed it will never close. If it has not healed you should see your doctor because it should have healed in about 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does the swelling on ear piercing last?

How long does the swelling on ear piercing last?

Varies: Varies, but usually gone by 7 to 10 days, if it persists or is painful, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Oy my left ear piercing hurts. Keep stud in or take out?

Oy my left ear piercing hurts. Keep stud in or take out?

Depends: If it is sore from a recent piercing but is not getting worse you may be able to just watch it. However, it is more likely infected and should be removed. I would recommend you see your doctor as ear-related infections can be due to pseudomonas bacteria. ...Read more

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What can I do or take to get rid of keloids from ear piercings?

What can I do or take to get rid of keloids from ear piercings?

Depends how bad: Minor ones can improve with steroid injections and pressure earrings. More severe ones will likely need surgical excision and external radiation to minimize the risk of it coming back. ...Read more

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I got a cartilidge ear piercing in the very beginnig of august. When I take the earing out now it will start to close up in a few hours. Why is this?

I got a cartilidge ear piercing in the very beginnig of august. When I take the earing out now it will start to close up in a few hours. Why is this?

Slow to heal.: There is virtually no blood supply in the cartilage areas of the ear. Piercings there are very slow to close (months), and tend to close if an earring or stud is not left in to keep it open. If it is oozing any discharge or the ear is red and tender, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I treat an infected ear piercing without having to take my earring out? My piercing is brand new and started to swell 2 days after piercing it

How can I treat an infected ear piercing without having to take my earring out? My piercing is brand new and started to swell 2 days after piercing it

Remove earring: That may be the source of infection or it may not be pure gold. A common problem is other metals, notably nickel, are present and this is an allergic reaction, not infection. ...Read more

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My daughter has had her ears pierced for 2 months and when take out piercing earrings and put different ones in the left side gets infected not sure c?

My daughter has had her ears pierced for 2 months and when take out piercing earrings and put different ones in the left side gets infected not sure c?

Don't Put Ear Rings: Leave the ear rings out on left side, clean the area with soap and water, and consult the Pediatrician as she will need topical Antibiotics and may be oral as well. The the ear is infected following ear piercing. The hole my close and may have to be done again after the infection clears ...Read more

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R ear bruising; no piercings; no trauma; bruise is spreading. Thoughts? Why? I only take tapazole (methimazole) 7.5 mg/day nothing else...

R ear bruising; no piercings; no trauma; bruise is spreading. Thoughts? Why? I only take tapazole (methimazole) 7.5 mg/day nothing else...

Bruising on the Ear: Bruising on the ear, when not related to trauma can be caused by a number of things. Some of these things, such as levamisole toxicity (can be found in drugs such as cocaine) can be serious. Other serious causes include inflammation around the blood vessels in the body. It is a good idea to have your ear evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Shall I take oral antibiotic klavox 375g or Augmantin after my new ear peircing? I feel little pain + itching in my neck from one side

Shall I take oral antibiotic klavox 375g or Augmantin after my new ear peircing? I feel little pain + itching in my neck from one side

Neither yet: Both of these antibiotics are essentially the same thing with varying dose of amoxacillin. I generally recommend taking antibiotics for an infection. If you have redness, swelling, heat/fever, and pain then you can start on either antibiotic but until then you can keep the piercings clean and apply antibiotic oinment. ...Read more

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Do stretch piercings on ears, heal completely?

Do stretch piercings on ears, heal completely?

Not necessarily: Even if size reduces - you are still likely to have a mark where the piercing was. ...Read more

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My ears won't heal themselves after I got my piercing. Should I be worried?

My ears won't heal themselves after I got my piercing. Should I be worried?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Why does my hole (ear piercing) hurt?

Not sure? Still: Healing? Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply to piercing site. ...Read more

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What do you think about baby ear piercing?

What do you think about baby ear piercing?

Frightens me: Because the baby could aspirate the jewelry if it comes off. ...Read more