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How To Reduce The Drainage Of A Nose Piercing
Remove the piercing: Im not sure what you mean by "drainage". Hopefully you mean just clear mucous. The only defense the nose has is to make mucous. If it thinks your piercing is a problem it will respond by secreting more mucous. If your "drainage" is pus because your piercing is infected you must remove it right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
I had a nose piercing last week every and now iam getting a clear or white colour discharge from my nose, it is continuous and im unable to stop it.
Nasal discharge: Your nose piercing and the device that you have in the piercing are an irritant to the nose and your nose is trying to get rid of it like it would if you had a foreign body in your nose. The easiest thing to do is simply remove the nose ring and give your nose some time without the metal. You could be allergic to the metal in the device, in which case changing to another metal like gold/platinum. ...Read more
That depends on type: Of nose piercing. A piercing through the septum (cartilage) will likely be significantly more painful then one through nares tissue. But, i would be more focused on things that can occur after it is done. You can have heavy bleeding w formation of a septal hematoma. Also consider the significant deformity that can result from complications like necrosis of the nasal wall or perichondritis. I >>. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 weeks to mature: It typically takes up to four weeks for the lining to epithelialize or mature to the point that you can exchange piercings or until it will become a "permanent" tract. ...Read more
I had my nose piercing about a year ago.
It still kinda hurts but the problem is that it has a dark color around the hole. Is it ok?
No: pain and discoloration is not normal...see a dermatologist ...Read more
Take it out.: Sorry - i know that's not the answer you want to read - but you have an infected wound with a foreign body running through the middle of it. Remove the jewelry, clean the skin thoroughly, and if there's a lot of pain, redness, firmness, and swelling, you'll need to get a prescription for an antibiotic. Once it's healed you may be able to replace the jewelry - but don't count on it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It could be infected: Especially if red, tender or swollen or has drainage. Or you could be allergic to the metal if it contains any nickle. ...Read more
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