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Have a lip ring that I can't take off. I can move it but I can't unscrew it. What do I need to do?

Have a lip ring that I can't take off. I can move it but I can't unscrew it. What do I need to do?

Cut the ring: See your dentist. S/he can cut the ring and remove it. ...Read more

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I got a lip ring. If i wanted to take it out. Once it's taken out, on average how long will it take to heal?

I got a lip ring. If i wanted to take it out. Once it's taken out, on average how long will it take to heal?

HOPE soon: As soon as you remove your lip ring the track will start to obliterate and you barely see it in few wks , or some times never closes like your ear ring holes, and may need a procedure to close completely. ...Read more

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Will i need to take out my lip rings when i get surgery on my toe?

Will i need to take out my lip rings when i get surgery on my toe?

It depends...: If it is done in the doctors office, then no. Hospitals and surgery centers have different protocol and may ask you to remove it. ...Read more

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I got a lip peircing and in the inside of my mouth a white hard bump formed in my mouth near the ring, should I take it out? What does this mean?

I got a lip peircing and in the inside of my mouth a white hard bump formed in my mouth near the ring, should I take it out? What does this mean?

See expert: It is possible that you have a reaction to the piercing such as a granuloma, and your lip piercing may need to be removed. This should be determined by an expert such as a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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My lip ring healed over i got a lip ring (it's a flat-backed stud) a few months ago, but last week it healed completely over the back. I have an appointment for a physical next week. Is it safe to wait, and will it be difficult to remove?

My lip ring healed over i got a lip ring (it's a flat-backed stud) a few months ago, but last week it healed completely over the back. I have an appointment for a physical next week. Is it safe to wait, and will it be difficult to remove?

Lip Ring: If there are no signs of infection it isn't an emergency. However, usually the time allotted for a physical exam does need leave time to incise your lip to remove the ring. ...Read more

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I swallowed my metal stud lip ring just the bar, what should I do? Will i be okay?

I swallowed my metal stud lip ring just the bar, what should I do? Will i be okay?

Should pass: This should pass with no problem. See your doctor if you develop pain or bleeding. ...Read more

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I swallowed my metal stud lip ring just the bar, what should I do? Will i be okay?

Probably OK: Assuming the bar is small and not very sharp, it may pass through you in a couple of days without causing any damage at all. If you develop pain, nausea/vomiting and/or stop having bowel movements, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What tips do you have on taking care of a lip ring?

Lip rings: Its safest not to have in the first place. However if having, keep clean, don't put pressure on it, avoid tearing the skin, and similar common sense measures. Obviously if there was an infection or problem there would be different answers. ...Read more

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How long does it take a busted lip caused from a fall with minor cuts take to stop swelling. I have been applying ice but it seems to stay the same.

How long does it take a busted lip caused from a fall with minor cuts take to stop swelling. I have been applying ice but it seems to stay the same.

Traumatic lip: Giveit i about 1 week to slowly go down. if no head injury or LOC may consider benedryl(H1 blocker)/zantac (H2 blocker) to decrease swelling as the same chemicals cause the allergic swelling or traumatic swelling ...Read more

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Is lip augmentation a lunchtime procedure? Can I do a lip augmentation on my lunch hour, or will I have to take the day off work? .

Lip : Lip augmentation with fillers such as juvederm can be done on your lunch hour but you should expect some swelling and possibly bruising which co-workers may notice. Dr edwards. ...Read more

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