A 21-year-old female asked:
Nose piercing 2 months ago. developed red bump around piercing on inside of nose. no pain, blood or puss. infection or scar tissue?
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Specializes in Pediatrics
Pyogenic granuloma: This sounds like a pyogenic granuloma, which is an over abundant scar tissue in response to low grade infection. It can get quite large, so treatment now is appropriate. See an ENT doctor or you family doctor.
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Last updated Sep 10, 2018
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