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Infected Nose Ring Bump
My fully healed nose piercing with a bump on it started bleeding while I was cleaning it. Is it infected?
How do i know if my nose piercing is infected or if it is rejecting? I got it pierced six months ago and it has almost constantly had a tiny red bump
Red bump: This may not be an actual infection because of lack of pus drainage. It may be a chronic inflammation in view of the redness or a type of foreign body reaction. Leave the nose ring out, apply warm soaks and apply an antibacterial cream once daily. See your physician if redness persists, drainage develops or swelling worsens. ...Read more
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 ?
I have had a. Nose ring for 5 months, it is infected and the Opening of the ring is stuck inside the piercing, what should I do?
SERIOUS PROBLEM: Please see physician. If stud grows into skin it may need to be cut out. Nasal jewelry could be aspirated into lungs or swallowed. A number of types of bacterial infections are possible (red,swollen, warm, tender, painful w malodorous drainage). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I think my nose ring is starting to become infected. What would you recommend my next course of action should be?
Hypertrophic scar?: see physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
May be a: hypertrophic scar. Please see dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Removed nose ring piercing as infected and not improving despite cream and fluoxicillin. How can I now avoid abscess?
See doc.: Whenever a treatment is not working or starting to work after 2-3 days, get checked again and/or call the doc today. You may be on the wrong medication or actually having problems from the meds. Creams can cause local reactions in some people and complicate the picture as it can be hard to tell if an infection is getting worse or the cream is causing increased symptoms not due to infection. ...Read more
I caught my nose ring on a towel and its infected. I have a bunch of amoxicillin left. Will this medication help since it does treat infections?
Prescribed phemoxmethyl penicillin for my tonsillitis and infected nose ring, will that be enough to stop it spreading to my brain??
What do you recommend if I have a nose ring bump and its a keloid one I am currently using antibacterial tea tree oil. Should i buy it?
Keloid from nose rin: You can have your keloid treated by a physician to prevent enlargement. ...Read more
I got my nose pierced 3 months ago and now I have a bump next to the piercing. Could it be infected?
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 had a pimple like bump in my nose and i popped it. So i put peroxide on it with a cuetip yesterday. Everyone i blow my nose it starts bleeding again. Will it get infected? What should I do?
When should a swollen tender jaw gland, 1 inch visible bump, plus a red infected tender slightly pussy spot next to nose prompt a doctor visit?
Now: It sounds like this may well be a staphylococcal boil and this is a bad spot from which organisms can disseminate. The swollen tender lymph node is also concerning. Please see a doctor and get this managed. Good luck. ...Read more
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
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