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Can pierced cartilage cause major ear deformities?
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Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Possibly
Very little risk piercing the soft tissue of your ear, but occasionally piercing the cartilage may result in infection with scarring or loss of cartilage support of the outside portion of the ear.

In brief: Possibly
Very little risk piercing the soft tissue of your ear, but occasionally piercing the cartilage may result in infection with scarring or loss of cartilage support of the outside portion of the ear.
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