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Lump Inside Old Ear Piercing
Anything!: Excess scar tissue is a possibility. Could be a benign intradermal cyst. If it does go away, or begins causing pain, time to see your doctor! Read more
I have a lump right where my ear piercing is located. I've hate for awhile and it is painless but bothersome. How ca it be removed?
Cyst or scar?: Lumps can represent any number of things. The common cause can be a cyst or a scar as a result of the ear piercing. See your doctor. Read more
My ear has a red lump beside the ear piercing which is itchy and a bit painful, however there is no bleeding or pus so I don't know if its infected.?
Sounds infected: Go and have this looked at before it becomes more severe. Read more
I have an old ear piercing that has a bump in the back end of it and I need to know how to treat the bump without closing the piercing.
Cyst: CSeeyour doctor and have it checked then they can give you a recomendation. Read more
Get it checked.: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: The formation of a bump can be keloid or infection. See an ENT doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Read more
Any recommendations for helping a 78 day old ear piercing fully heal? Aquaphore, neosporine, alcohol? Anything?
Vit E oil:
Apply vit e oil 3-4 times/day to the area.
An pierce cap of vit e or buy oil- very in-expensive. Read more
See below: Should be about a week. Any other opinions? Read more
Sounds like: It is infected. If it involves your ear cartilage, you must treat immediately with removal of foreign body and antibiotics, or you will risk deformity. If it involves skin only, it is probably ok to leave it in place, but you might need antibiotics anyway. See your doctor before it gets out of hand. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 5 month old son squeals quite a lot and its ear piercing and I was just wondering if it's normal?
Yes.: Some kids just make a lot more noise than others. Read more
I have a hard bump on three of my ear piercing they have not seemed to have diminished or to have gotten any bigger. What could this be?
Yes: Surgical excision.Get a more detailed answer ›
Out of curiosity. If I have a reaction to an earings mettle in an old ear piercing what is the worst that can happen? It cant close up right?
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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