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Doctor insights on: Bump Around Lip Piercing

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I have tiny red bumps around my lip piercing, I noticed I got them after I sprayed sea salt. The bumps don t hurt and I can t feel them, but they do t?

I have tiny red bumps around my lip piercing, I noticed I got them after I sprayed sea salt. The bumps don t hurt and I can t feel them, but they do t?

Lip piercing: May be the problem. It is such an unnatural decoration where you are introducing a foreign metal. Maybe the salt had something to do with it by reacting with the metal. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I have a lip piercing and I got a hard bump on the outside of my lip it's a little tender?

I have a lip piercing and I got a hard bump on the outside of my lip it's a little tender?

Infection: What you described suggests infection at the site of the piercing. It would help to remove the piercing. If that does not reduce the problem in a couple of days, it would be prudent to see a doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Little bump under armpit after lip piercing. Is this connected?

Little bump under armpit after lip piercing. Is this connected?

Bump: Not likely. If your piercing were infected, it would likely produce a swollen gland under your chin or jaw. If it enlarges, get it checked. ...Read more

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What could be a small red bump right near my 2 week old lip piercing?

What could be a small red bump right near my 2 week old lip piercing?

Infection or Allergi: Usually red coloration accompanied with pain is a symptom of infection; it can also be some sort of allergic reaction to the metal on the piercing. ...Read more

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How do you know if your lip piercing is infected?

How do you know if your lip piercing is infected?

Piercing infection: If the site is red, swollen, hot to touch or pus with yellowish discharge and you start having fever. Thanks. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an infected lip piercing?

Piercing: Infections are characterized by redness, swelling and pus. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can cure a infected lip piercing?

Can I tell me how I can cure a infected lip piercing?

Have it evaluated.: Cultures may be needed for proper antibiotic selection. Have it looked at by your physician. ...Read more

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I have gotten a lip piercing 3 weeks ago, is it infected?

Not enough info to: Know if it is infected. Signs of infection can include: increased swelling, redness, tenderness, ^ pain, warmth, red streaks, purulent drainage, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Seek medical evaluation if you believe it might be infected. Take care. ...Read more

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Please tell me what to do if your lip piercing gets caught on a pillow?

Please tell me what to do if your lip piercing gets caught on a pillow?

That is a BIG: Problem with lip piercings. It can hurt too. Make sure that you are changing the pillow case regularly. Clean linens are important to avoid developing an infection. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have a skin disorder can you get a lip piercing?

Piercing: Any active or history of viral (fever blisters) or bacterial infections (impetigo) for example could lead to problems such as scarring when a piercing takes place. ...Read more

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Red ring around lip piercing along with this sticky substance, what could it be?

Poss. Infection: Redness can be an indication of infection. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why would it be that my lip piercing still is hurting after 6 days of getting it pierced?

Piercing pain: Any redness, swelling, heat, pus, red streaking or fever? Don't have enough information to advise if you have an infection or not. If you have the afore mentioned symptoms please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the consequences of lip piercing infection?

Doctors, what are the consequences of lip piercing infection?

Multiple: Infection
Harming a blood vesicle
altered speech
creating a fistula, a tiny tunnel going from inside the mouth to the outside
difficulty in job seeking ...Read more

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Can you get gain green from a lip piercing?

Gangrene?: Very unlikely. But I would not want one and predict that you will tire of it. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a lip piercing to heal?

Healing Time: Lip piercing generally takes 6-10 weeks to heal (sometimes shorter). ...Read more

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How long does it take for your top lip piercing to heal?

Depends: It may never heal. The upper lip was never intended to be "pierced". Putting a foreign object through a part of your body that should not have a foreign object in it is not a great idea. Infection can easily occur and a chronically infected piercing will never heal. In an ideal situation wounds heal within a week or two. ...Read more

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If your lip gets a little black after you take your lip piercing out is that bad? What to put on it?

If your lip gets a little black after you take your lip piercing out is that bad? What to put on it?

Is this a brand: New piercing or one you have had for a while? If could be a reaction to the metal of the jewelry that is being used. However, if red, hot, tender, exuding pus, streaking etc - get medical eval. ...Read more

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How can I treat a lip piercing infection?

How can I treat a lip piercing infection?

Have it evaluated.: Cultures may be needed for proper antibiotic selection. Have it looked at by your physician. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can treat a lip piercing infection?

Have it evaluated.: Cultures may be needed for proper antibiotic selection. Have it looked at by your physician. ...Read more

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How do you clean a lip piercing besides nonalcoholic mouthwash?

How do you clean a lip piercing besides nonalcoholic mouthwash?

Take It Out: Removing the piercing is the only true way to clean the area. Since that's probably not an option, you're on the right track with non-alcoholic mouthwash. Diluted peroxide works pretty well too, if you can handle the taste. Jast as important as cleanliness is not playing with the piercing. Chewing on it, or having it clank against your teeth will cause damage over time. Broken teeth are common. ...Read more

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What's a fast way to take care of hypertrophic scarring on a lip piercing?

CO2 laser, steroids: A paper just came out showing good results with hypertrophic scarring treated with serial co2 laser followed immediately with kenalog (triamcinolone) rubbed into the wound. ...Read more

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I got my lip pierced 4 days ago and on the inside of my lip I have a bump near the piercing could it be a kolied?

Not likely: It may be prominent inflamed scar that should shrink with time.
Keloids occur on the skin.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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If a scar forms on inside of your lip due to a lip piercing is there something I can do at home to make it smaller?

If a scar forms on inside of your lip due to a lip piercing is there something I can do at home to make it smaller?

Scar: If the scar is a raised thick scar, then it most likely represents a hypertrophic scar or a keloid which will require treatment from a medical professional. Treatment options include topical steroids, intralesional injections, laser and possibly even excision with pre and post intralesional injections of steroids. ...Read more

Piercing (Definition)

Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which ...Read more