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No Having any form of lump or bump next to a closed piercing indicates there is some form of issue with the piercing. This also depends on how long the jewellery has been out of the piercing and how long you had the piercing before removing the jewellery. If you develop any pain or discomfort seek the assistance of your doctor.

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Q: Is it normal to have bump next to a closed tongue piercing?
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Is it normal to have a red bump by your tongue piercing?

Not really. It's best to get that checked out to make sure it isn't an infection... In the long run, that can do some damage.


What could it mean if you have a bump on your nose piercing?

If its an old piercing its most likely scar tissue, if its a new piercing its most likely getting infected and there is pus in the bump.


I got my tongue pierced and its to far back i went to 2 other piercers and they said it was fine but im unhappy with it if i take it out how long should i wait to get it repierced?

Normal placement is 3/4" from the tip of the tongue to the top ball. If your tongue is unusually long placement can vary slightly. If you remove the piercing (no sooner than 72 hours from the time the piercing was first done) you will need to wait at least 3~4 weeks from removal date to get the piercing redone. The tongue swells and distends once it's pierced so we need to be sure this swelling is gone and the old piercing had healed up so there is no bump or distension from the old piercing to interfere with the new piercing. edit: did you know people get (not uncommon either) brain abscesses from their tongue piercings? be careful, because this is definitely one of the most dangerous areas to pierce considering how close it is to your brain stem.


You got your tongue pierced 3 weeks ago and you have a white bump next to ot now is this scar tissue?

No it's not scar tissue, it's just the tongue's equivalent to a scab. This will disappear over the next few days as the piercing heals and toughens.


How do you get rid of bump around your dimple piercing?

A bump around your dimple piercing is the body guarding the piercing, the surrounding tissue toughens as the piercing heals. This will ease off as the piercing heals, ensure you are rinsing the piercing daily under running water (best done in the shower after shampoo and conditioner as these tend to irritate the piercing). Should you have serious concerns contact your body piercer and let him/her have a look at it.

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How do you get rid of the bump left from a closed ear piercing?

apply alcohol and vicks with a little cotton ball that helped me when i got a bump in my closed ear piercing


Is it normal to have a red bump by your tongue piercing?

Not really. It's best to get that checked out to make sure it isn't an infection... In the long run, that can do some damage.


Is it normal to have a bump inside your tongue after piercing tongue?

yes it is i was worried about that too, it takes a while for that to go away but eventually it becomes painless and will go away all together, also i had a white bump on the hole that eventually dried up and disappeared too. just keep it clean


I have a white bump on my tongue piercing its been 18 days that I have my piercing. I've already went through the scab on my tongue this bump is bigger.Will it go away?

This could be keloid scarring. You should see your piercer to see what they think and if necessary see a doctor.


For a navel piercing Is a small red lump on the top hole normal?

Sometimes you will get a small scar that feels like a bump when you get a new piercing. It's normal.


How do you heal a bump that has formed on the bottom of your tongue a few weeks after a piercing?

You should see a doctor, as it might be an infection.


Bump on tongue growing?

herpes of the tongue


I got my tongue pierced 5 days ago and I thought it was healing well with normal swelling and soreness but I noticed a small white bump in the front of my piercing. Is this scar tissue?

That is the tongues version of a scab and it will go away in a few days.


Small white painful bump on the tongue?

inflamed taste bud?


Will the bump by your belly piercing go away?

Where exactly is the bump? Is it a red patch around the top ball? How new is your piercing?


Is it normal to have a bump inside your tongue after taking a tongue ring out?

Yes it is because of the way it grew back the same happens with nipple stud belive me I know


Is it normal to get a pimple like bump under your tongue after getting it pierced?

yeah i did its just the tongue trying to heal but the bar is stopping it trying heal over

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