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Dr. Paul Grin
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What can I do about a white bump next to my nose piercing that won't go away?

What can I do about a white bump next to my nose piercing that won't go away?

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

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Piercing (Definition)

Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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I have an annoying bump next to nose piercing that keeps changing. What could this be?

I have an annoying bump next to nose piercing that keeps changing. What could this be?

Get it medically : Checked. Need to know if this nose piercing was through the septum (cartilage) or through nares tissue.There can be complications with both - but extremely serious ones with septal piercings. ...Read more

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
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My nose piercing developed a bump . What can I do to make it go away?

My nose piercing developed a bump . What can I do to make it go away?

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

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Dr. William Culviner
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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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.

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

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. David Earle
Board Certified, General Surgery
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My fully healed nose piercing with a bump on it started bleeding while I was cleaning it. Is it infected?

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 more

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Dr. Phillip Frist
Board Certified, Dentistry
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How do I heal the annoying red bump on my nose piercing hole?

How do I heal the annoying red bump on my nose piercing hole?

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

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Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Why is there a red bump around my nose piercing? Could it be a sign of infection?

Why is there a red bump around my nose piercing? Could it be a sign of infection?

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

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
40 years in practice
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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 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.

Nose pierce cyst: Sounds like a cyst has formed. Best t seek in person ENT or PS opinions and surgical removal under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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