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How to tell a frenum piercing is infected

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Signs of infection.: Surrounding tissues may be red, swollen, tender, warm with possible pus. Red streaking is particularly worrisome. Please seek medical attention if you ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. LEONARD FAZIO
32 years experience Dentistry
Pain,swelling,rednes: Cardinal signs of infection are pain, swelling and redness locally at site of piercing.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Infected/inflammed: Red, hot, swollen and drainage (inflammation) are normal signs of healing and in fact, not bad but are integral to healing. If infected, the wound sh ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Infection: Infection symptoms are redness, prudent drainage( pus), and pain. You may also have fever.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Infected/inflammed: Red, hot, swollen and drainage (inflammation) are normal signs of healing and in fact, not bad but are integral to healing. If infected, the wound sh ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Fever? Pus?: Infection would have signs like redness, warmth, pus drainage, and fever.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. LEONARD FAZIO
32 years experience Dentistry
Pain,swelling,rednes: Cardinal signs of infection are pain, swelling and redness locally at site of piercing.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Ernest
10 years experience Emergency Medicine
Signs include: Pain and redness around the site, pus coming from the piercing.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: The skin is our barrier- protection against germs. Any time you break that barrier, you make a portal for bacteria, fungus and other germs to enter in ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Red, warm, tender: The area will become red, tender, swollen and warm. There may be a discharge.
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