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Nose pierced wound not healing at all, small tissue seen at the side. Will it go away ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
Doctor:Good afternoon
User:Hello Doctor !
User:gd aftn
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:This is XXXXXXX here doctor
User:I had my nose pierced 10th of this month
User:after some 3-4 days i found that the stud is slipping inwords making the hole big.. so I removed the stud and put back just the top (without the back)
User:it was a week after i had pierces.. on 17th
User:it is noto healing at all
User:though i see some signs.. but there is little tissue at one side
User:will tht subside automatically or should i get it treated with a doc
Doctor:Is there any pus discharging from the area pierced?
User:there was very little puss 3 days back .. now no puss..
User:it is almost dry.. but some red tissue is still there at one side
Doctor:It is better for you to stop using any nose ring for some time now
Doctor:Let the wound heal and then you can wear it again
Doctor:If there is no pus there is no need to worry
Doctor:It will naturally heal
User:That's a relief to hear Dr. Shanthi :) if i don't wear the ring, would it not close the hole?Actually, Next month is my wedding, i have pierced for that.. so just wanted it to heal soon
Doctor:The wound will not close
Doctor:It will heal
Doctor:give it some time
Doctor:Congratulations on your wedding
User:Thank you doctor :)
User:u mean the hole will not close ?
Doctor:It will not close
User:oh ok.. because when i go it removed last week and i wanted to put it back, it almost pained.. i couldn't make out were the hole was in that soft tissue
Doctor:Leave it for a week to heal
Doctor:And try wearing after a week
Doctor:when the healing will become complete
User:ok :) and tht protruding tissue will also vanish by itself no?
Doctor:nothing to worry
Doctor:It will heal well
User:Thank you doctor !
Doctor:Pleasure is mine
User:and one last question
Doctor:sure Please
User:i have some pimples coming up now.. some big boils kind of also... may be due to stress
User:i used to do VLCC Gold facial till december.. stopped it after the pimples are out
User:can i go for acne treament facial?
Doctor:You can try
Doctor:But here is my suggestion
Doctor:Try all before one month prior to the wedding
Doctor:Don't try new changes when you are within one month of your wedding
Doctor:Just do the routine facial that you do
User:oh ok.. :( i am just waiting for this nose to heal
Doctor:The new cosmetic and techniques may harm the skin some times
Doctor:Just follow these simple tips
User:sure doctor
Doctor:For acne - wash your skin thrice daily with face wash and leave it free
Doctor:Do not apply any cream
Doctor:Drink plenty of fluids
User:oh ok.. is it ok if the wound on my nose comes in contact of water?
Doctor:That will take care of 60% of the acne problem
User:will it not slow down the process of healing?
Doctor:It is still fine
Doctor:Wash it with clear water
Doctor:And wipe off with a soft cloth
User:ok :)
User:thak you so much for your tips.. i will follow them
Doctor:My best wishes to you
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:And don't be in stress
Doctor:Try to relax
User:Have a good Day
Doctor:You too
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