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What Happens To Snot When The Nose Is Pierced
Probably nothing.: If what you mean by "snot" is mucus secretion from the nose, piercing of the lower nose cartilage should not have any effect on the quality or quantity of mucus secreted by the nasal glands inside the nose. The only remote relationship between piercing and nasal mucus is whether the location of the piercing produces an infection which could lead to the interior of the nose becoming infected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more
So my friend pierced my nose and the part the stays in the inside of your nose is in my skin and i can feel it move in my skin shoulf i take it out?
Bump on piercing: Hello, the bump on your nose adjacent to your pricing could represent granulation tissue, an infection or possibly scar tissue. It would be a good idea to have your doctor and the technician who performed the piercing to evaluate your lesion. ...Read more
Nose pierced for 1 1/2yrs. Ready to let it close up. How long will it take? Are there any special things I should do? Or do I just take it out & wait?
I took out my newly pierced nose ring and it started bleeding excesively. Every time I put it back in and out, it bleeds horribly nonstop. Why?
Probably infected: The nose is very vascular and it's possible there's a local infection around the piercing site. These local infections can often lead to the development of something called granulation tissue. Granulation tissue is very vascular and as a result bleeds a lot when you're infected. I would suggest you forget your piercing, leave it out let your nose heal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I got my septum pierced a week ago as the jewellery I had in was too small to clean. Now my nose hurts and it has dark yellowy redish pus? Help!
Staph Infection: Your nose has many germs, some good and some bad. Staph Aureus can cause serious infections and may need a professional consult. Remove the jewelry, apply warm moist compresses and try some Bacitracin ointment locally. If it does not improve, you get a fever or it worsens see your physician. Be leery of piercing unusual places. Good health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably not: If there was bleeding, you may be smelling the iron in your blood, if the smell is metallic. If it smells bad, and it's been a few days since having it pierced, it could possibly be an infection. Check if the area is tender and/or red - usually infection is accompanied by discomfort or pain, swelling and redness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So i went and had my nose pierced a couple months ago and a bump appeared by my nose and i've tried everything but it won't go away. Please help?
See Dermotologist: You may have an infection or cyst. In this forum, there is no way to determine your exact problem or it's severity, that is why you need to see a dermotologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Septum is pierced but pressing down on my nose hurts. Been a few months since the piercing what can I do to make pain go away?
Nasal Septal Piercin: Nasal Septal Piercings can be fraught w/ problems. 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 number of types of bacterial infections are possible (red, swollen, warm, tender, painful w malodorous drainage). Have you tried Tylenol? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pimple on & inside my nose.Appeared after i pierced it. It started to grow bigger so i removed the ring.But after 4yr pimple is still there & is hard?
Probably: You probably have a keloid. See your dermatologist for evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more
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