Infected Orbital Piercing?

I got my left ear cartiledge pierced on May 11, 2008. It bled a little at first and hurt a lot, which I think can be expected, but otherwise it was fine. A week later, I developed a bump on the back of my ear on one of the entrance holes. I continued to clean it like normal. Now the bump is infected and leaks a disgusting smelling, thick pus. I've tried rubbing alcohol, Bactine, and Epsom Salt soaks. I have no idea what to do now...I want to keep the piercing, but how do I heal the infection and stop the swelling?? Here's what it looked like at first: And now:

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