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Question Posted Monday August 23 2004, 5:05 pm

hi i got my carltidge peirced like a little over a month ago and its kinda sore and theres a bump over the hole. is that normal?

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Additional info, added Monday August 23 2004, 5:21 pm:
wen i say a bump over the hole i meant not like covering it i meant above it lol !.

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BrunetteBeauti answered Tuesday August 31 2004, 2:32 pm:
idk. mb u h av an infection try geting it check out

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xo_dream answered Wednesday August 25 2004, 4:49 am:
Yep, it's completely normal =)

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ImFallinInLove77 answered Tuesday August 24 2004, 12:50 pm:
yes...thats completely normal...i have the same on both of mine and i have my cartilidge pierced 2 times in both ears and they all have bumps so yeah id say its completely normal

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SaraEliKirk answered Tuesday August 24 2004, 4:53 am:
That happened to my sister, its normal, anytime you pierce something your body is gonna try to heal itself cause it thinks something awful is goin on, so tell your body to settle down, its ok the bump might be there for awhile but hopefully your ear will be too! :*:SaRa:*:

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SwEeTeStSiN7 answered Monday August 23 2004, 11:06 pm:
I have my cartilage peirced too! Its normal to have a bump over the hole bc i've had mine for a year and its still there. And its normal to be sore still too because its healing. hope I helped!!




xoxo chels

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TrumpetChyk92 answered Monday August 23 2004, 6:32 pm:
Hey,
Well u most likely have an infection which is very common(80% of people who get their cartalige peirced end up w/ it infected) My older sister got her cartalige pierced twice and both times it got infected. U might want 2 let it close cuz it could get worse

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TrumpetChyk92

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Roxybabii922 answered Monday August 23 2004, 6:02 pm:
Yeah it's normal, it's just where the piercing went through, I got mine done back in February and I have a bump, so it's normal

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On3-Sh3xii-Gl answered Monday August 23 2004, 5:54 pm:
well im not so sure my friends just got her done and she said it was really sore so it might be normal..put sum neosporian on it if it get dry and form crust in it

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StRwBeRrYShOrTy answered Monday August 23 2004, 5:50 pm:
hmm i had my cartilage pierced nd it got infected and i got it repierced but it turns out i cant have my cartialge pierced, sum ppl juts cant it gets infected. just ahve it checke dout and clean your ear with rubbing alcohol and try not 2 touch it that much. hope i helped =) plz rate

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XXhiGhMaIntEnCe answered Monday August 23 2004, 5:49 pm:
I had a bump, its from them piercing it from a gun and not a needle. It's ok, it will go away eventually, mine did. Just keep putting the disinfected stuff they gave you for it! It will be sore for awhile! And when you switch your earring make sure you use the good kind not the cheap jewerly. Like 16 carot or 14 is ok. =)

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lostandconfused answered Monday August 23 2004, 5:41 pm:
im thinking the earring!

just maybe....

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Sweetie2oo4 answered Monday August 23 2004, 5:26 pm:
oh my..don't listen to mystic w/e..lol that is 100% normal..my cartlidge is pierced twice ..they were both sore for a couple of months & also whenever i change them[even now at a yr later] and yes there will be lil bumps around the back of the hole...it may or may not go away..i've had one for 2 yrs and the bump is still there..the place that did the piercing said its perfectly fine..but then again the other one, the bump went away--so0o no need to worry! just clean it & turn it..xO`lexi

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jbdreamer answered Monday August 23 2004, 5:13 pm:
Well if you don't have a stud in your ear, the hole is trying to heal. You have to keep your earring in for quite sometime before you can take it out.

Or it could be...
My best friend had her cartilage peirced, and 2 weeks later, the earring was gone, she had assumed it fell out. A day later it was really sore and there was a bump. She went to the doctor and found out the skin had grown over the earring. Her body wouldn't accept the foriegn object. She had to have it sugicaly removed, and she can't have earrings now. So watch out!

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cutie_babee answered Monday August 23 2004, 5:11 pm:
um it's normal I think but did you like take care of it twist it every now and then and um put alcohol on it everyday...cuz it might be infected and if so you'll need to take it out cuz it can get worst


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Karen answered Monday August 23 2004, 5:08 pm:
Yep, I got that when I got mine pierced but it went away. It happens when you sleep on that ear. Don't worry, it's normal. Hope I helped :)

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mysticpixie05 answered Monday August 23 2004, 5:08 pm:
no... thats not normal. it means that it is infected. you should either take the earing out and let it close up or consult your doctor on what to do.

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