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What is a bump or cartilage lump coming out from the back of your earlobe where your ear is pierced snf your earring hole goes through this lump and is hard snf how do you heal it?

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2005-10-10 09:08:10
2005-10-10 09:08:10

You might have a little bit of infection where you had your ear pierced. If it doesn't hurt the infection has probably finished and you are just left with the dead white cells and bacteria. If it hurts you may still have the infection in there. Sometimes if you take the earring out you can massage the lump out. If you can't and it is not unsightly, just leave it alone and your body will get rid of it eventually.

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