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

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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Take it out.

If it continues to hurt, you might have an infection, and you should see a doctor.

In brief: Take it out.

If it continues to hurt, you might have an infection, and you should see a doctor.
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