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A 45-year-old member asked:

I have a bump on my snug piercing. how did i get rid of it? and i have tried everything like tea tree oil, hot compresses and chamomile tea. do i need to take my earring out?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 44 years experience
A bump?: Is this bump red or inflamed? Is it sore? Oozing pus or blood? If so, it might be infected and you would need to remove the earring. You may want your doctor to take a look at it, regardless.
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