mum’s horror as toddler daughter, three, suffers horrific reaction to £2.99 earrings bought off ebay - childrens costume jewellery
A frightened mom claims that her daughter "almost lost her earlobe" and may need plastic after a serious reaction to a pair of earrings purchased from eBay. Three-year-
When the mother of old Amelia Moloney tried to get them out, she screamed painfully as the blood poured out of her right ear.
Amelia received a gift and loved them so much that she had slept with them for three nights.
Ciara Moloney, her 28-year-old mother, said: "They gave us as a gift because she liked the lady.
"She's been putting them away for three days and I'm getting ready for her
School, when I went to get it, there was a ball on my finger.
"I thought her ears were going off-it was scary.
"There was blood in her ears-there was blood all over her school uniform.
The mother from Alma, Northern Ireland, added: "She screamed and said 'hurt '.
"When I took it out, my ears were swollen.
When Ciara took her daughter to the doctor, they advised her to go to the nearest hospital.
Mother said: "The nurse looked at her ears and was lucky to say she didn't lose her earlobe.
She said she had never seen such a bad reaction.
"She told me that it could take a long time to heal, and that she would have to be called a full plastic surgery if she did not --
Time mum claims the price of the product is 2.
On eBay, it was advertised as "gold plated ".
The seller refunded her mother, who was "sorry for the girl's ears" but had sold many pairs before and had never had a problem.
The seller said they were not advertised as "gold plates" and added that she did not recommend sleeping inside.
They went on to say, "they are costume jewelry," Will you let your child wear costume jewelry for three days?
"I asked her if she wanted a refund, although it was not my fault.
"I don't care how much a three-year-old likes a pair of earrings and they don't sleep in it for one night, let alone three nights.
A spokesman for EBay said: "Customer security is our top priority and we will follow up on such cases all the time . "
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