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Q. How to cure infection after ear piercing?

Answered by
Dr. Eriol Braholli
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Dec 30, 2016 and last reviewed on: Oct 09, 2018

Hi doctor,

My daughter is 4 years old. After piercing her ear, she is suffering from piercing infection. Her weight is 20 kg. I have also attached the pictures of her ears.

Dr. Eriol Braholli

General Medicine General Surgery Internal Medicine
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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

  • It obviously is an infection from the piercing. To cure that you have to take the following measures.
  • Remove the piercing. If pus comes out of piercing hole, squeeze it gently and put warm compresses to ease draining.
  • I suggest her Cefuroxime syrup 250 mg per 5 mL a teaspoon twice daily for 7 to 10 days. I also suggest Erythromycin gel locally, twice daily. Consult her doctor, discuss with him or her and take the treatment with consent.

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