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There is a needle stuck in my ear it is extremly painful and swollen but not infected.

Last night I tried to pierce my cartelage, I got the needle all the way through, then when I as takngbit out the head of it got stuck, I couldn t get it out and it was about 12am so I whent to sleep with it like that now there s a needle stuck in my ear and it will not come out( I ve used pliers and everything) but the thing is, I can t tell my parents so going to the doctor is out of the question but u really need it out. Any sugestions ? Also it is extremly painful and swollen but not infected.
Asked On : Sun, 13 Feb 2011
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ENT Specialist 's  Response

How can you do this, cartilage is a very delicate tissue. If it gets infected you will land up in severe pain and deformity of the pinna. Show it to one of your friends and try to get it out with pliers, if not better to visit a ENT doctor rather than repenting later.

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Sun, 13 Feb 2011
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