A 43-year-old member asked:
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i have a bump above my nose ring. what could it be?

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Dr. Jeremy White
15 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many possibilities: It is hard to tell you without a photo, but it could be anything from scar tissue, to granulation tissue (inflammatory), & infection, to an unrelated benign/malignant lesion. See your ENT or dermatologist for an appropriate examination.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bump: There are many possible complications including hypertrophic scar. Please see dermatology or ENT.
Answered on Nov 1, 2015

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