How to Prevent Infection in Pierced Ears?

Answer Infection is a risk with any body piercing and can occur during or after the healing process. Symptoms of infection include extreme heat, redness, tenderness and swelling. Infections typically requ... Read More »

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How to Take Care of Infection in Newly Pierced Ears?

Have you recently gotten your ears pierced and have an infection? ("New piercing" is defined as the time period when you can't wear dangly or hoop earrings or have recently started changing.)

The History of Pierced Ears?

Ear piercing has been considered fashionable for both men and women in the western world at various historical periods. The practice of piercing the earlobe has been especially stylish from since t... Read More »

How common are pierced ears?

Fairly common, especially among women. A poll by Good Morning America found that 90 percent of parents interviewed allowed or would allow their teenaged children to get their ears pierced. Eighty-n... Read More »

How to Care for Pierced Ears?

Caring for newly pierced ears isn't nearly as hard as people make it sound.