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REMOVING A TRAPPED EARRING BACK (from inside the earlobe) | Dr. Paul

Grasp the backing with a hemostat and apply posterior pressure until the anterior decorative portion becomes visible and a hemostat can be used to disengage the two pieces of the earring. Once the earring is removed, the area should be dressed with antibiotic ointment and left to heal by secondary intention.

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