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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.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See your PCP: for consultation. She/he may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis and treatment.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Scarring or ccyst: Best to have it checked by your doctor for exact diagnosis.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Recommend : evaluation by a dermatologist to determine if there are any treatment options for this.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Nose Piercing: You may have developed scar tissue. See your dermatologist for a cortisone injection to resolve the scar tissue. You could also try. Kelocote Cream c ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Get it medically : Checked. Need to know if this nose piercing was through the septum (cartilage) or through nares tissue.There can be complications with both - but ext ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Keloid: This could be a keloid or hypertrophic scar from the piercing. Sometimes several steroid injections are necessary to make it smaller or to get it to g ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Recommend: that you see a dermatologist to see if anything can be done to minimize this.
A member asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Very difficult to say without an exam. An infection would typically have red skin around the site. Bleeding by itself doesn't necessarily mean there i ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
46 years experience Dentistry
Remove piercing.: Hopefully the bump is just healing and a little secondary infection where you made the mistake in placing the piercing. If so, keep clean, place trip ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Nose pierce cyst: Sounds like a cyst has formed. Best t seek in person ENT or PS opinions and surgical removal under local anesthesia.

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