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Purple patch after lip piercing

Hello,2 days ago i made the lower lip piercing (not by myself) and it went good, i washed it with mouthwash and using ice cubes.1 day ago i realized that i have a purple patch inside my lip, does that mean an infection? Thanks.
Asked On : Mon, 7 Feb 2011
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Hi. Welcome to Healthcaremagic

the purple color is bleeding inside the is not sign of infection. I will expect it will resolve in a week period of time. If there is any white spots,discharge at the piercing site, that is a sign of infection.

Regards, Dr. Jagdish
Answered: Mon, 7 Feb 2011
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Thanks alot, what do you mean by the white spots? where could they be? Thanks again.
Answered: Mon, 7 Feb 2011
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