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Swelling, warmness, red around the area of ear piercing, had cleaned it. Remedy?

I got my ears peirced monday and they are doingfune untill today. My left ear Lobe is swollen alittle around the earing and it is a litttle red, barly red, but you can kinda see the color and it is really warm and ive cleaned it 3 times a day properly since monday and so i need help, i have a doctors appoinment in themorning but i cant wait, i need an answer im so scared!
Asked On : Mon, 21 May 2012
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
welcome to healthcaremagic

it is quite common to have such a reaction after ear piercing, it is due to the allergic or infection caused by the ear ring or during the piercing.
just apply some antibiotic oint like betadine and it should be fine

Answered: Mon, 21 May 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Raju A.T's  Response

Welcome to Healthcaremagic.

Such a reaction is commonly seen in people with ear-piercing.

It could be due to minor infections.Do apply antibaterial ointments like Bactroban which helps it to heal faster and not cause any complication.

Wish you good health.
Answered: Mon, 21 May 2012
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