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My skin got infected due to my piercing. What should I do?

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Dr. Peterson Pierre
Dermatology

In brief: Piercing

Apply otc antibiotic cream twice a day and keep the area clean.

In brief: Piercing

Apply otc antibiotic cream twice a day and keep the area clean.
Dr. Peterson Pierre
Dr. Peterson Pierre
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Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine

In brief: Visit your Doctor

In almost all cases the piercing will need to be removed, but it might be a good idea to let your dr. Do it, as he may need to do more than just clean the area and probably prescribe an antibiotic.
You should see him asap.

In brief: Visit your Doctor

In almost all cases the piercing will need to be removed, but it might be a good idea to let your dr. Do it, as he may need to do more than just clean the area and probably prescribe an antibiotic.
You should see him asap.
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Thank
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