Ear Lobe Injury From Earrings
This page was last updated: November 8, 2014
OTOLARYNGOLOGY HOUSTON

BECHARA Y. GHORAYEB, MD
OTOLARYNGOLOGY HEAD & NECK SURGERY
Memorial Hermann Professional Building
1140 Business Center Drive, Suite 560
Houston, Texas 77043
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Earlobe injuries are not uncommon.  They frequently occur when an infant pulls on the earring and lacerates the earlobe.

Also, heavy earrings could on the long run produce vertical slits in the earlobes.

These injuries can be easily repaired in the office, under local anesthesia.