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Nothing a good reliable knife can't fix in the shower one morning. C'mon princess, this is the time to prove to the world that you have some LADY BALLS!

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I had a similar experience except mine grew over the top doctor ripped it right out the back, bled a fair bit but it was over and done with fairly quick

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This happened to me when I was 11 or so.. I thought the back had fallen out so I put a new one in. Turns out it was inside my earlobe and almost had to have it cut off from the infection.

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That's what I wondered. I know this can happen without an infection but to leave it in while you have one seems like asking for trouble.

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You're actually supposed to leave them in when you have an infection. If you take them out, the infection will become trapped inside your ear and can go into your blood stream, which can result in death. Take your cleaning up a notch and go to a doctor if it becomes worse.

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I know you're supposed to leave them in when you have an small infection (like when you just got the piercing), but when it's that bad you should take them off and go to the doctor. For it to engulf the entire back of the earring, it kind of doubt the infection just started...

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Actually, it can happen within a matter of a day or two. The backing of the earring can disappear in a matter of hours. The piercings sound relatively new, so she shouldn't really be taking them out in the first place. Leave them in and see a doctor. If they need to be removed, the doctor will do them.

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Oh, it does. Different parts of the body heal at different paces, so a cut on your arm or leg can take days, but one on your ear would be a lot faster. A tongue piercing can heal in under an hour. Do you not remember the girl whose earrings healed over while she slept? It's happened to me too. I'm referencing from personal experience, what I've heard at the doctors, and the piercer I went to.

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it's not that the skin 'grows', it's that the infection swells the skin over the back. you've never had anything swell up?

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i've heard that when you have an ear infection, you get the earrings you got your ears pierced with (or just any studs that dont make the infection worse, so like no cheap earrings) and put neosporin on them and put them in your ears and leave them in when you sleep, shower, and everything until your infection goes away! but keep reapplying neosporin. my ears always get badly infected and this is what i do. works everytime as long as you leave the earrings in!! and keep neosporin on

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redbluegreen is right, however it sounds like op put the earrings in knowing she had an infection and this just irritated it to that point. regardless, redbluegreen is correct that it can only take a day or two for the infection to engulf the earring, it all depends on thr type of infection and what caused it. my question is why op is on the computer and not at the hospital having it removed before it becomes completely lodged in there and requires actual surgery as opposed to a small incision..

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Well actually, my skin grew over the front of one of my earrings and it only took about two hours. My friend and I sat and watched it! You could only see the back of my earring sticking out. I left it in and went to the doctor, who had to cut it out. :/

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This exact thing happened to me! It's actually kinda hard to notice, but I got the backs taken out by my piercer and gold hoops put in. Healed in no time :)

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Happened to me before I was a teen.. my dad had to work on pushing the back out while cleaning the puss away >.<

That happened to me when I was 8. Painful. You really just need to disinfect before pushing it through. It hurts, but do it so it doesn't get worse.

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ya but our fat rolls are hanging out of your bakini so I wouldn't be sayin shit about how confident you seem to be.

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lol look at 86s profile. Shes a dirty underaged kid. -_- go drink a bottle of milk and watch spongebob.

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She could have just got her ears pierced. I just had mine done the other day and they say you have to leaving for six weeks. This is when ear infections are the most common.

It takes a lot of neglect for something like this to happen. I'd like to hear your explanation when you go through the metal detector at the airport.

By  zp5

Ok, so why are you wearing earrings if you have an ear infection? You need to see a doctor.

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