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I have small bumps on both my ears(worse on ear w/ the helix piercing) they are small and a little paler than my skin color, itchy sore to the touch, ?

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Dr. Joseph Bark
Dermatology

In brief: Cartilage

This sounds like one of the frequent complications of piercing cartilage anywhere in the body.
Doing this is a big risk, because cartilage contains no blood vessels, and often reacts to the injury of piercing by growing together erratically. You really need to see a dermatologist, but first remove all your piercings, let the wounds heal, and never pierce cartilage again!

In brief: Cartilage

This sounds like one of the frequent complications of piercing cartilage anywhere in the body.
Doing this is a big risk, because cartilage contains no blood vessels, and often reacts to the injury of piercing by growing together erratically. You really need to see a dermatologist, but first remove all your piercings, let the wounds heal, and never pierce cartilage again!
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