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What is the treatment for ear swelling?

Hi,
I got my ears pierced about 3 weeks ago and they are really itchy. After rubbing them, they are quite red, still itchy and a little sore and swollen. Why are they so itchy? I am using surgical steel studs and have been spraying them with the disinfectant spray I was given regularly.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014
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either surgical studs or disinfectant salt is causing allergy in this case
remove steel surgical studs,put surgical thread
change the salt of disinfectant
use anti allergic tab and apply antiallergic ointment over the area to get help
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