A 35-year-old member asked:
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what can i do about a white bump next to my nose piercing that won't go away?

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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ENT doc: See an ENT doc. May represent chronic infection (granuloma) that requires antibiotics.
Answered on Apr 6, 2015
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 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.
Answered on Sep 4, 2017

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