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I have my nose pierced but around the piercing I have a bump, it's not infected but how can I get ride of the bump? What caused the bump?

I have my nose pierced but around the piercing I have a bump, it's not infected but how can I get ride of the bump? What caused the bump?

Bump near piercing: You may have keloid which can appear with piercing and may difficult to get rid of and you will need to be seen to determined if this is your problem or something else. Dermatologist can help and treat this condition. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Begin with compression at the front of the nose
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Consider a gentle packing of the nose
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If continuous or frequent, seek emergency help
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I have a bump above my nose ring. What could it be?

I have a bump above my nose ring. What could it be?

Many possibilities: It is hard to tell you without a photo, but it could be anything from scar tissue, to granulation tissue (inflammatory), & infection, to an unrelated benign/malignant lesion. See your ENT or dermatologist for an appropriate examination. ...Read more

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I took my nose ring out because it was swollen and painful I think it was infected how king can I keep my nose ring out before the hole closes?

I took my nose ring out because it was swollen and painful I think it was infected how king can I keep my nose ring out before the hole closes?

Please get this: medically evaluated. The evaluating physician will be in a better position to answer this. Take care. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Sit upright
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Pinch nose
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Use a nasal decongestant
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The bump next to my nose ring has gone down but now it's left like a open wound kind of . What can I do ?

The bump next to my nose ring has gone down but now it's left like a open wound kind of . What can I do ?

See your doctor: You need to have this checked by a physician to lessen the chance of scarring or deformity. ...Read more

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Do nose rings piercings get infected when you have a cold?

Do nose rings piercings get infected when you have a cold?

Not usually: Once they have healed successfully it is very rare to see these get infected although minor irritation or inflammation may occur from frequent drainage and rubbing. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Elevate the head
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Apply pressure to the bleeding area
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Use a cool mist humidifier daily in winter for prevention
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