2 doctors weighed in:

Got my ears pierced 8 weeks ago. Since 6 weeks ago they have been infected on & off so i clean piercing hole & earrings with rubbing alcohol. Is this safe?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yuly Gorodisky
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Keep them clean

You can clean your ears with soap and water, alcohol can irritate the skin, so it is not recommended to use it on your skin daily.

In brief: Keep them clean

You can clean your ears with soap and water, alcohol can irritate the skin, so it is not recommended to use it on your skin daily.
Dr. Yuly Gorodisky
Dr. Yuly Gorodisky
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
13 years in practice
94K people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors