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Why are my ear piercings sore and itchy? Could this be a sign of infection?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: Allergy

Common allergies after piercing are nickel sulfate from metal and reaction against missguided use of antibiotics on the skin.
Allergies to bacitracin, neosporin, trirlple antibiotic , and nickel are the most common of all contact allergies. A dermatologist will help you. Usually infections are not itchy.

In brief: Allergy

Common allergies after piercing are nickel sulfate from metal and reaction against missguided use of antibiotics on the skin.
Allergies to bacitracin, neosporin, trirlple antibiotic , and nickel are the most common of all contact allergies. A dermatologist will help you. Usually infections are not itchy.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes it could be

Yes it can be a source of infection.
If it persist than you have it checked by your doctor.

In brief: Yes it could be

Yes it can be a source of infection.
If it persist than you have it checked by your doctor.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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