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Nose Piercing Blister
My friend had a skin allergy mayb coz of nose piercing.had blisters n papules n big pimples on face n al nw they're gone Any chance of me catching it?
No: Allergy is not contagious. Even if the friend's symptoms were not allergy, the symptoms do appear to be of a contagious nature. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Remove piercing.: Hopefully the bump is just healing and a little secondary infection where you made the mistake in placing the piercing. If so, keep clean, place tripple antibiotic ointment or cream on the outer surface and hopefully the infection will resolve and heal. If the piercing is still there, remove it. ...Read more
No: The exact cause of formation of keloid still a mystrey.There are some associated factors, eg, ethnicity, type of wound, individual prediliction, etc. ...Read more
Nose Piercing: A piercing through the septum (cartilage) is painful. If you have a runny nose, you may be snagging your piercing when you blow your nose or wipe on tissue. With nasal piercing u can have heavy bleeding w formation of a septal hematoma as well as significant deformity from complications like necrosis of the nasal wall or perichondritis. If the stud grows into your skin it may need to be cut out. ...Read more
Antibiotic.: Cleaning might not be enough; some of the bacteria involved in piercing infections are nasty, particularly on the nose, which is loaded with all sorts of bacteria - and noses are not supposed to have holes in them. If you've removed the jewelry and cleaned carefully for 2-3 days and it's still infected, see a doctor & see if you need an antibiotic. ...Read more