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Atlanta, GA
A member asked:

Got my belly button pierced 3 months ago. recent hard bump below piercing just oozed out squishy red flesh-like skin or tissue. it's attatched & hurts?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Infected: The body tissue really dislikes foreign body like piercing and the area is thus more prone to irritation and infection. You really need to see a doctor ASAP before the infection spreads further.
Last updated Mar 3, 2019

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