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Hi I had my helix (cartilage) peirced a week ago and its become red and swollen and at times I get a throbbing feeling how can I reduce the swellin?

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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery
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In brief: See doctor

infection of the cartilage is an emergency.
See a doctor to get an antibiotic and take out the piercing.

In brief: See doctor

infection of the cartilage is an emergency.
See a doctor to get an antibiotic and take out the piercing.
Dr. David Sherris
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