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is my frenum piercing infected

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.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
How old is it?: If red, warm, swollen, tender or with streaking or pus - that could be consistent with infection.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Seek medical: attention - especially if red, hot, tender, exuding pus, swollen and spreading.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This requires: Immediate medical care. These can go south quick.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tongue Web Piercing: Rinse your mouth out after each time you eat and before you got o bed at night. Antibacterial mouthwash without alcohol is often used. Do not smoke, u ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Web Tongue Piercing.: Rinse your mouth out after each time you eat and before you got o bed at night. Antibacterial mouthwash without alcohol is often used. Do not smoke, u ... Read More
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Get Immediate: medical attention. High ear piercings through cartilage have ^ risk of infection & lack of healing because of minimal blood supply to auricular ca ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Visit your Doctor: In almost all cases the piercing will need to be removed, but it might be a good idea to let your dr. Do it, as he may need to do more than just clean ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
If there is: discharge or swelling you should see dermatologist

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