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Swelling and pain after tragus piercing. Yellowish discharge. Infected?

I got my tragus pierced 10 days ago and up until yesterday I had no problems. I woke myself up yesterday hitting it and now it is swollen and painful. It is not red or feverish but there is some light yellowish discharge coming from it that has no smell. I have been cleaning it with sea salt mixed with water. Does pain and swollenness mean it is infects or did I just irritate it when I hit it?
Asked On : Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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welcome to HCM,
It seems that there is some infection took place at piercing site.
Clean with antiseptic lotion and apply antibiotic cream.
If pain and swelling with sore part started, go for antibiotic medicines after consulting your doctor.
ok and bye.
Answered: Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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