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What are the symptoms of an infected lip piercing?

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Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology 51 years experience
Piercing: Infections are characterized by redness, swelling and pus.

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A 29-year-old male asked:

How do you know if your lip piercing is infected?

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Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Piercing infection: If the site is red, swollen, hot to touch or pus with yellowish discharge and you start having fever. Thanks.
A 33-year-old member asked:

I have an infected lip piercing please help!?

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Dr. Elaine Gantz-Weberman
Dentistry 39 years experience
See doctor: See your doctor to get medication for the infection. You may need to remove the piercing.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Can i tell me how i can cure a infected lip piercing?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Have it evaluated.: Cultures may be needed for proper antibiotic selection. Have it looked at by your physician.
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A female asked:

Can an infected lip piercing cause ulcers ?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Where?: Ulceration around an infection can occur. A superficial infection is not likely to be the cause of a stomach or duodenal ulcer directly.

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