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What is the treatment for a piercing infection in ear?

I have had my piercing done some years ago, but since 6-7 months, there is this yellow smelly liquid coming out of my earlobe hole. I think it is pus. N its painful too. Is there any infection? If yes, then what kind of infection and what should i do?
Tue, 22 Apr 2014
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in my opinion u have got infection at piercing site.consult ent surgeon for proper drainage of pus and suitable antibiotics.
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