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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?
Maybe: Very difficult to say without an exam. An infection would typically have red skin around the site. Bleeding by itself doesn't necessarily mean there is an infection. If you're concerned, see a primary care doctor for an exam, and proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I think my nose ring is starting to become infected. What would you recommend my next course of action should be?
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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?
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 ?
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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