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 Stung in the Forehead by a Bee what should i do?
OK I was mowing the lawn and all of a sudden, a bee attacks my face and stung me in the head. Near my eyebrow I don't see any swelling occurring yet, it just hurts like crazy....


 I swallowed a popsicle stick splinter, will I be ok?
I was eating a popsicle when I felt soething hard slip down my throat, it was very small, literally a splinter, but I was wondering if I will be ok?...


 How do you make a blister heal faster?
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 I got my snake bites (piercing) 2 weeks ago.?
Snake bites are when you get both sides of your lip pierced.
I just got mine done like 2 weeks ago and they're doing just great, but my left piercing on the inside of my lip, it has like a ...


 Ingrown toenail? Do I need surgery!? Please help! PAINFUL?
I am 15 years old and had my first pedicure done the other day. I believe they cut my toenail way to short and now I have an ingrown toenail. I have had it since 10 days and now it has green pus ...


 Ant bite or flea bite or something else?
6-7 weeks ago me and my boyfriend moved into an apartment where we were given a couch that was infested with fleas. They bit me all over head to toe but didn't even touch him. I finally couldn�...


 Cactus needle stuck in finger?
I was at a local garden photographing the plants and in the process made the ridiculous decision to TOUCH THE CACTI...bad. I put neosporin on it and washed it of course just to prevent infection. My ...


 What's this purple line thing on my leg?
So I realized it today. I thought it was just a bruise but then I pressed down on it to see how much it hurt and I felt nothing. It's just there. It's purple and it's not really ...


 How do you get water out of your ear (it just wont come out)?
i have tryed jumping up and down and it just hurts inside my ...


 i have a knot on my knee and it is growing?
i have a knot on my knee and it dont hurt to bend it but cant sit on my knee it came from out of the blue i dont remember hitting it on anything some one help ...


 What could this blister-like thing be under my tongue?
A few days ago, something in my mouth under my tongue started to hurt. I looked under my tongue and it was thing small red looking thing. What could it be? It hurts if i chew a certain way or move my ...


 How can I get water out of my ear?
I've had a cold for the last week or so. Its just going away but this morning when I was taking a shower I got some water in my ear and it just won't get out. I went to Walgreens and ...


 Poison Ivy or unusual bug bites?
I'm not sure if this is poison ivy but I developed a really bad rash yesterday morning! They are about a dime size big accompanied with redness and I have a total of about 14 of these bumps on ...


 When is the soonest you can take out a cartilage earing?
I got it pierced yesterday, and i have cheer June 28th! and your not allowed to have earings in! i was thinking to get a clear earing so you cant tell... but i dk what to do!...


 i burnt my tongue. how long does it take for it to heal?
how long does it usually take for the pain of a burnt tongue to go away?
this is why i don't like eating hot stuff xD...


 What's the best way to treat sun burn on the face?
I was out with some friends yesterday from 11:00am till 8:00pm and the sun was pretty hot and I didn't realise it would affect me as much as it did I got burned on my face mainly on my cheeks ...


 Have you ever dealt with a bad case of poison ivy, are there any quick ways to get rid of it?
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 rug burn with puss and swollen?
My husband got rug burn down to the flesh and now it has a small scab with puss, its also pink and swollen around that area? how should i care for it? He says it very painful when he's walking....


 horrible pain in ear please help me!!!! 10 points!?
okay about 15 days ago i got a double ear infection went on antibiotics (the weak stuff) went back after the 10 days and got a re check she said the infection was gone and i complained about pain in ...


 how do you wash oil out of the eye?
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Ryan Rivera
I Pierced My Ear and i want to know if it is infected or not?
i pierced my ear 2 days ago and its still red, and every now and then i get the SMALLEST amount of sting, nothing to complain about even a little. then when i touch it, and squeeze my ear lobe its the same pain and when i do it to my other ear i can't feel anything. is my ear infected?
                      









Bad Dad
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If it was infected it would be very red, swollen, and squeezing it would produce a pus like cloudy liquid. Quit squeezing it or you will contaminate it with bacteria from your fingers. Wipe it with alcohol swabs twice a day or alcohol soaked cotton balls and leave it alone. You need to be concerned that the hole will close with healing unless a proper ear ring(gold) has been left in place and rotated periodically until healed.


BlahBlahRainbow
No it's not, mine bled and were red and hot for about a week but think about it, all the bloods going to be rushing there so the white blood cells can fix it -won't work because your earrings there though haha- and if you touch/squeeze an injury it's going to hurt. But don't worry, unless it's really swollen -might swell a tiny bit but that's fine- and oozing a LOT of dodgy looking stuff -there will be some stuff coming out don't worry- then your fine.
So long as you keep cleaning them with the antiseptic stuff they give you -if you didn't get any they're easy to buy- then you should be fine x

PLUS you said one ear hurt more than the other, it's fine, with me my left ear hurt really bad I couldn't sleep on my left side while my right ear didn't hurt half as bad, it's not natural for stuff like pain to be completely the same in different parts haha x


(^-^)><3<(o.o)
Hmm what did you pierce it with and was that object clean?
Well DUH when you first pierce it its sensitive so obviously your not going to squeeze it!
Make sure to clean it everyday.


mtwaites
You should go to the walk in clinic to get your ear looked at. It sounds like there might be a bit of an infection. Next time when you plan on wanting to get pierced ears, please go to an authorized person to do this, as they have sterilized equipment to do this, and have been trained adequately with the procedures of doing this.


ℓάced
It's not infected. When you shove something through your flesh, it will hurt. The area will be red & tender for awhile. Stop touching it & stop squeezing it. Leave it alone & keep the area clean.


:) Lovely
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Redness, swelling, pain, and some bleeding are normal for up to a week after a piercing. Therefore, your piercing is fine. However, you need to stop squeezing the piercing. You are causing it a great amount of irritation that is going to cause the redness, swelling, and pain to last more than a week. To ensure your piercing heals properly, clean your piercing twice a day with a sea salt soak. Add 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt to one cup of boiled water. Soak your lobe for 10-15 minutes twice a day for the next five to six weeks. These warm soaks will also help ease the pain you are experiencing. When not cleaning your piercing, do not touch it!

For future reference, infection is characterized by redness, swelling, pain, fever, and a thick, yellow to green discharge.


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