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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nose piercing: sea salt won't do much. What are your symptoms?

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A male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually not: A scab can fall off, but a granuloma usually is an inflammatory reaction that will not fall off.
A member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
15 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Possibly: Flucloxacillin is useful in some skin infections. Whether it would work in your case depends on which bacteria is causing the infection. You should ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Nose: Depending on cleanliness of instruments used, mostly bacterial such as staph infection.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ENT doc: See an ENT doc. May represent chronic infection (granuloma) that requires antibiotics.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Stallworth
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible infection: remove the piercing and clean the external site well. Apply antibiotic ointment (bacitracin - not neosporin) to the inner nostril and seek care from y ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
First, get diagnosed: One's primary care doctor can examine it. Some people are prone to keloids, probably genetically determined. The problem is that if a doctor cuts out ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Infection: That is not a pimple, its an infection and you should seek medical attention. In the mean time, I would suggest removing the foreign body to remove th ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
You remove ???: Anyone who develop keloids should understand they can arise with any injury/cut to the skin surface. A cosmetic dermatologist might have a way to redu ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Scarring: You have just used Accutane to prevent scarring of your face. Why would you want to scar yor face by getting your nose pierced?

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