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I have an ear infection from piercing. How can I heal it?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Is the piercing high

On the lobe thru the cartilage or low in the part without cartilage? If low and just "crusty", topical antimicrobials can high but high up, the cartilage can be involved and can cause ear deformities.

In brief: Is the piercing high

On the lobe thru the cartilage or low in the part without cartilage? If low and just "crusty", topical antimicrobials can high but high up, the cartilage can be involved and can cause ear deformities.
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