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How can I get relief from reddishness , inflammation and white fluid coming due to ear piercing ?

Three weeks ago, my friend and I got out ear lobes pierced in a store together. I just checked on her ears, and ons is slightly red and inflamed, and there is quite a bit of white fluid coming out of it. She said she started having trouble with it the night before when she put in different studs so the holes didn t close up over night. Other than going to the hospital, what can we do to get rid of it?
Asked On : Tue, 14 Feb 2012
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Hi welcome to healthcare magic forum,
Sometime ear piercing may lead to infection if not carried out in a proper way.

You just take out the stud and clean the wound with spirit.Put a thick thread in place of the stud and apply local ointment like neosporin
You can take mild antiinflammatory drugs like paracetamol 1 tab two times daily for one day and observe,if no relief see a ENT specialist to cheek any cartilage infection.
Answered: Wed, 11 Apr 2012
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OBGYN Dr. Mahmoud's  Response
That's pus collected in ear (whitish discharge + pain ) on top of inflamation ... seek antibiotics like amoxicillin 500 if adults for a week or reduce dose to 250 mg if under 12
Answered: Tue, 14 Feb 2012
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