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My fully healed nose piercing with a bump on it started bleeding while i was cleaning it. is it infected?

1 doctor answer7 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
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 is an infection. If you're concerned, see a primary care doctor for an exam, and proper evaluation. Hope this helps!
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 47 years experience
May be a traumatic cyst ???
Jun 20, 2015
Last updated Sep 21, 2016

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