If the ear lobe is painful, red, swollen, tender, warm, or draining, antibiotics are indicated.
If the symptoms are mild, topical polysporin
(bacitracin and polymyxin
) three times per day for seven days may be tried. If any of the above symptoms or signs are severe, a more potent topical or systemic antibiotics are indicated.
Also, clean the earrings with isopropyl alcohol