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Can I contract perichondritis again?

You can suffer from multiple bouts of perichondritis. Boxers, for example, suffer from these types of infections repeatedly because their ears are often injured during fights. Taking your antibiotics as directed and cleaning wounds or piercings thoroughly can reduce your risk of repeated infections.

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