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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
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
Very rare: It is very unusual for these to get infected but tue signs are increasing redness, swelling, drainage, tenderness, warmth. A sensitivity or allergy to metals, particularly nickel, can look like an infection and may respond to a change to titanium or a purer gold. ...Read more
Yes: Nasal Septal Piercing can cause heavy bleeding w formation of septal hematoma. Significant deformity may result from complications like necrosis of nasal wall or perichondritis. If stud grows into skin it may need to be cut out. Nasal jewelry could be aspirated into lungs or swallowed. A # of types of bacterial infections are possible (red,swollen, warm, tender, painful w malordorous drainage. ...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
B or C: Both are transmitted through blood. Most places sterilize their instruments. Don't do it, but if you must go to a reputable place. ...Read more
How long ago was: it done? Red, hot, swollen, tender, painful - can be signs of infection. I ...Read more
Nose Piercing: There are several types of piercing devices that I have seen in the nose. The most common has a small ball on the inside part of the device. A common problem with these is that patients get dried mucous around the ball, which makes it that much bigger. First step is to clean this crust of mucous. Once that's gone, gently try to pull out. If it won't come out, you need to cut the ball off. ...Read more
Recommend : evaluation by a dermatologist to determine if there are any treatment options for this. ...Read more
Nose piercing boil: That was a bad idea! Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more
Med eval.: Please seek medical attention. The nose falls within the triangle of death which means that this is a dangerous area of an infection. ...Read more
You may: need antibiotics ...infection in that area can be very serious if it spreads upward! I woukl first of all remove the ring (I know the hole may seal up but a FOREIGN BODY makes healing an infection impossible!! Hot Wet SOAKS until you can get this evaluated by a Health Care Provider...... Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
I had gotten my nose piercing done few years back, and now a swelling is being formed in that area... What could it be? Please help!
Infection?: It is possible that the nose ring has caused an infection, or rather the opening of the skin to respiratory bacteria has caused it. It could possibly be chronic irritation from movement of the ring which is creating a fibroma (a chronic irritation causing excess tissue to be formed). I know it is a popular cosmetic look for youth, but really it is unwise for a number of reasons. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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