When was ear piercing dangerous?

It is still . Potentially dangerous. One study showed complications in up to 35% of people w pierced ears. Problems can include infection, keloid, traumatic tearing and allergic reaction.
It still can be. If not done with clean technique, it still can be dangerous and cause infection or deformity of the ear.

Related Questions

Why does my hole (ear piercing) hurt?

Not sure? Still. healing? 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 more...

Can I use contact solution to clean an ear piercing?

Possibly. 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. Read more...

Crust around old ear piercing, should I be concerned?

Crusties. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water), place on piercing & allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Gently wipe off old crusties. Get medical attention if you show signs of infection. Read more...

Ear piercing redness, what is wrong?

Possibly infected. Possibly a reaction to the metal in the post. High ear piercings through cartilage have ^ risk of infection ; lack of healing because of minimal blood supply to auricular cartilage. You can develop a perichondral abscess as well auricular perichondritis. If you ear is hot, red, swollen or has increasing pain you need medical evaluation. 1 study showed complications in up to 35% of people w >. Read more...
Many possibilities. Could be normal inflammation or infection. Have it evaluated by you physician and get their advice. Read more...

How to treat ear piercing that failed?

Re- pierce. After it has healed, as long as there is no keloid formation and the area is not infected, it can be repierced. Read more...
Do you mean that. the holed closed back up or do you mean that an infection developed. A piercing can be done again -if the hole closed up. Check for signs of infection to include: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping the piercing in place (if removed – the drainage tract will close up). Call your physician for medical evaluation. You. Read more...