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Infected navel piercing, what to do?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Agree w Dr. Ernest

Better safe then sorry.
Get the infection nipped in the bud.

In brief: Agree w Dr. Ernest

Better safe then sorry.
Get the infection nipped in the bud.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Eric Ernest
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: You should probably.

Have it evaluated by your doctor to assess severity.
At minimum, the jewelry should be removed and the area cleaned thoroughly. If there are signs of a spreading skin infection, you may need to go on a short course of antibiotics.

In brief: You should probably.

Have it evaluated by your doctor to assess severity.
At minimum, the jewelry should be removed and the area cleaned thoroughly. If there are signs of a spreading skin infection, you may need to go on a short course of antibiotics.
Dr. Eric Ernest
Dr. Eric Ernest
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