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SF Iso Affordable Earlobe Repair Surgery in Phx,Az or Any Surrounding Area?

My 7 mth old nephew ripped my earring out resulting in the tear. It has healed, but is now discolored (plum, red-purplish color) and irritated. I admit when it feels itchy, I rub the 2 splits until I feel relief... This results in a runny clear discharge that drips until it congeals and scabs over. The endings are also "puffy" when at this state. However, when I can refrain the discoloration goes away and my natural color returns. There is no itchiness and therefore no irregular sizing.

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Ear lobe repair


Sounds like you need to have a plastic surgeon evaluate your ear and repair the defect. This is a simple office procedure.

New York Plastic Surgeon
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Ear Lobe Repair?


Thank you for the question.
Pierced/stretched earlobes  can be easily reconstructed under local anesthesia with minimal risk and recovery time.  It is important to  re-approximate the curved earlobe  precisely to avoid step off or other visible deformity.  Re-piercing  is probably best delayed  a few months if the new piercing site is that all close to the closed site.

Best wishes.

Tom J. Pousti, MD, FACS
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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