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I have infected ear lobes, kindly help me

i have really infected ear lobe issue. it is an infection caused by earrings. Back at home we simply start using gold earrings. but since i dont have any hear in pain. Can you please advice a medicine or remedy I have infected ear lobes. liquids come out of my earring holes. and they dry up. its painful.
Asked On : Sat, 15 Jan 2011
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Contaminants like nickel, chromium or cobalt in earrings can cause an allergic reaction which may get infected later. Stop using the earrings and clean the area regularly with an anti-septic like Savlon or Betadine solution. Apply an antibiotic cream such as Soframycin or creams containing an antibiotic, anti-fungal and steroid such as Betnovate GM or Nadimix. If the ear lobes do not respond, get a culture sensitivity done. If the infection spreads to the nearby cartilage or further larger area around, you may require oral antibiotics and anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory medications in addition.
Answered: Sun, 16 Jan 2011
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