U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
United Kingdom
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?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Clarene Cress
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.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Sep 10, 2018

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.