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