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I have an outy-inny belly button & i got it pierced in jan now i have this small weird lump on my belly button under skin its hard & hurts pic in file?

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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 27 years experience
You either...: ....Have an infection or you are forming a keloid (a scar that grows beyond the boundaries of the original wound). In either case, remove the piercing. If the lump remains painful or fails to go away, see your doctor.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Pyogenic granuloma: You may have a pyogenic granuloma secondary to an infection., see your doctor for treatment.

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Last updated Apr 21, 2013

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