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Infected Nose Ring Bump
I got my nose pierced 3 months ago and now I have a bump next to the piercing. Could it be infected?
YES: Indolent infections in this area are often from staph infections. Removing the piercing appliance, cleansing with peroxide, moist hot compresses, and neosporin ointment type topical antibiotics may be enough. If worsening, see md for stronger antibiotics. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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?
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 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?
Possibly: Flucloxacillin is useful in some skin infections. Whether it would work in your case depends on which bacteria is causing the infection. You should be seen by a physician prior to starting antibiotics to make sure that it's an appropriate drug and strength (500 is higher than standard dose) for your condition. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have a nose piercing infection and end up taking antibotics, do I have to take out the piercing for the infection to clear. a bump on the outside?
Daily formication - intense itching rapid onset of bumps which recede in a hour. Mostly in face & nose. Often chest. Hands+. Jumps all over. Infect. Disease md says i'm neg. To possible conditions.
Formication: Formication is a specific form of the general set of abnormal skin sensations known as paresthesias and tactile hallucinations. It is associated with several disorders: a physical or psychological side effect of substance abuse, diabetic neuropathy, diseases of the spinal cord and peripheral nerves, thyroid disorders and extreme alcohol withdrawal with delirium tremens. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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