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Nose Piercing Bump Inside Nostril
Recommend: That you see a dermatologist to see if anything can be done to minimize this. ...Read more
My fully healed nose piercing with a bump on it started bleeding while I was cleaning it. Is it infected?
Scarring or ccyst: Best to have it checked by your doctor for exact diagnosis. ...Read more
See your PCP: For consultation. She/he may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis and treatment. ...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
I have this bump where the hole of my nose piercing is. It does not hurt. What is it? I've pressed it to see if any pus comes out but nothing does.
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?
Perhaps: Yes, if the infection did not TOTALLY clear signs of infection. Like "bump on the outside". ...Read more
Recommend: Evaluation by a dermatologist to determine if there are any treatment options for this. ...Read more
Nose Piercing: You may have developed scar tissue. See your dermatologist for a cortisone injection to resolve the scar tissue. You could also try. Kelocote Cream can also be used to treat scar tissue. ...Read more
I have nose piercing its been8-9 mths now and since more than 2mth I have bump over piercing I was given injection from skin dr but still the same.
Keloid: This could be a keloid or hypertrophic scar from the piercing. Sometimes several steroid injections are necessary to make it smaller or to get it to go away. Also, sometimes other treatments are necessary which might include excising the abnormality including the piercing site and surgically and repairing the defect. Sometimes post-op steroid injections are used, as well. ...Read more
Possible infection: Get examined- piercing may be infectd or contaminated. ...Read more
Red bumpy nose: Yes or you could be allergic to the nickel which is probably in the nose ring. Consult your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I got a infection by my nose piercing and bow its beleading so I cleaned it and now there's this red bump! What do I do?
For an active: Infection please seek medical evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I had a bump next to my nose piercing, it went away with sea salt water soaks and aspirin but now it's left a bloody circle how can I make it go away?
Nose piercing with bumps on outside and inside. I do a salt water cleanse 2-3x a day. Also tea tree oil. Still inflamed and tender. What should I do?
Get eval: You may have an infectious process which would require antibiotics, ...so best to get the area evaluated to get properly diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more
Are the nostril parts of your nose (the part people get a nose piercing on. Not the septum) considered soft tissue or cartilage or what?
I have a small pimple-like bump on the inside of my nostril where I just a peircing. Its painful and itchy and uncomfortable, what should I do?
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
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 more
Septal piercing?: Perichondritis can occur with septal piercing. Keloid scar may develop with piercing. Recommend evaluation by dermatologist at this time. ...Read more
B or C: Both are transmitted through blood. Most places sterilize their instruments. Don't do it, but if you must go to a reputable place. ...Read more
How long ago was: It done? Red, hot, swollen, tender, painful - can be signs of infection. I ...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