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Lump around the pierced portion of the belly - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i got my belly pierced about a month ago and now i have a lump around the piercing is that bad?
User :   im scared it might be something really bad
Doctor :   How large is it
User :   small
Doctor :   and does it pain, itching or redness?
User :   its red alittle on the top
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is that bad
Doctor :   You can apply a topical antibiotic
Doctor :   if it starts to cause more problems like oozing
User :   ok where do i put the antibiotic
Doctor :   pus it should be
Doctor :   seen by the family physician
User :   okay
Doctor :   on the lump
Doctor :   you should put it
User :   okay
User :   thank you
User :   it wont be serius will it
User :   is it scar tissue
Doctor :   it cannot be scar tissue with in small days
Doctor :   it becomes scar after sometime
Doctor :   But i suggest you see the doctor

Doctor :   as I cannot see it now
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