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How Do You Know If Your Nose Piercing Is Infected
Tenderness, pain: Signs of infection include peristent redness and swelling at the area as well as pain and tenderness. ...Read more
Need more info..: Why do you have a hematoma? How do you know it is a hematoma? Recent surgery or injury? Generally there would be a significant increase in breast pain, heat ; redness with spreading heat ; redness away from the hematoma ; maybe increasing bresst swelling. Need to see a doctor for an exam if you are concerned to be able to tell what you have. ...Read more
Swelling: Wisdom teeth seldom actually have an infection. Post operative pain and swelling can make you think you have an infection. It is not uncommonl to have increasing swelling for 3 days after the extraction. If the tooth was inpacted or you develope a dry socket a throbing pain can persist for up to 2 weeks. If there is new swellng or increasing swelling more than four days after extration you may hav. ...Read more
Aggressively: Infections are never trivial and need to be dealt with as soon as possible. Any foreign body (such as the piercing jewelry) provide a safe haven for the infecting organism that your body's infection fighting defenses can't reach. If truly infected, you need to remove the hardware, drain any abscess, use warm compresses, and probably start an antibiotic so you should see a doctor right away. ...Read more
Bleeding?: If you had a sharp object capable of cutting the tissue and it bleeds, you may have cut your mouth. You could also have reopened an old wound; abraded a blister, ulcer or other lesion; or have gum disease. See your dentist for sure. A traumatic injury will heal rapidly, pathology won't. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infected Cyst ?: If u can't see it it can be difficult. May be u want to talk with u pcp. ...Read more
Infected/inflammed: Red, hot, swollen and drainage (inflammation) are normal signs of healing and in fact, not bad but are integral to healing. If infected, the wound should not improve, the patient have fevers, chills, and other systemic signs of infection. Culture of the wound should never be with a swab on the surface but a simple tissue biopsy. Routine use of antibiotics is to be condemned due to the risks. ...Read more
How do you prevent vomit going out the nose? It's unpleasant and don't want it again. If it does occur, how do you clean your nose?
Difficult: to,explain. Irrigate your nose with a little water afterwards ...Read more
Soaking, see doctor: Soaking in salt water may help but you must get this evaluated and treated by a physician. May need antibiotics as well as partial nail removal. ...Read more
Any significant : infections warrant medical care.Get a more detailed answer ›
Worsening symptoms: Worsening pain, redness, and swelling may be the result of a severe cat bite infection. The sharp needle-like teeth of the cat can penetrate deep into the hand, innoculating internal structures- joints, deep palmar spaces, and tendon sheaths. Immediate medical evaluation should be sought, as antibiotic treatment and surgical intervention may be warranted, if severity and symptoms persist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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