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What to do if I have ear piercing infection prevent future piercings?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Use correct cleaning

techniques. New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day.
Do not twist jewelry / post. 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.

In brief: Use correct cleaning

techniques. New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day.
Do not twist jewelry / post. 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Get it done by MD

If you are getting infections following ear piercing than I will advice you have it done under sterile conditions from another provider or your Doctor Some Pediatricians do Ear Piercing But you have to wait till the infection has completely cleared before you gat ear pierced

In brief: Get it done by MD

If you are getting infections following ear piercing than I will advice you have it done under sterile conditions from another provider or your Doctor Some Pediatricians do Ear Piercing But you have to wait till the infection has completely cleared before you gat ear pierced
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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