How to get rid of nose bump next to piercing?

  1. Cofee Mommy profile image70
    Cofee Mommyposted 3 years ago

    How to get rid of nose bump next to piercing?

    I got my nose pierced about 3 months ago, and everything was going fine until 2 weeks ago when I got the dreaded bump. I clean my piercing with dial anti bacterial soap, and also clean it with non iodized sea salt about 2-3 times a day. This is my second bump, my first popped on its own, and then peeled off. I went to the piercers and they assured me it wasn't an infection, it was a granuloma, and sea salt would work, but it really hasn't. I just really want it to go away. It isn't red, it doesn't hurt or smell bad, its just a bump.

  2. Aime F profile image84
    Aime Fposted 3 years ago

    I've had my nose pierced twice and the first time I had to take it out because I had tried so many things to get the bump to go away that it just aggrevated it even more and it looked horrid. Tea tree oil was the final straw, after using it for a few weeks it was angrier and uglier than ever so I just gave up.

    I got it pierced again 11 months ago and the bump showed up about 9 months ago. I haven't done anything to it other than sea salt soaks for the first 6 months, now I just clean it regularly in the shower. It's taken almost a year but it's almost completely gone. If I bump it or snag it, it flares up again for a few days, but always goes back down to being virtually unnoticeable. I'm not sure if it will ever completely go away (my first one did after I took the jewelry out), but I don't notice it at all anymore so I don't really care.

    Just make sure to keep makeup away from it (I know it's tempting to cover it up), the makeup always makes mine worse. I would steer clear of the hydrocortisone, crushed Advil type remedies... I tried it all with my first piercing and it just made things worse.

    I would just give it some time with the sea salt soaks, and once you're able to change the jewelry maybe give titanium a try.

    1. Cofee Mommy profile image70
      Cofee Mommyposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you! I tried tea tree oil as well, and it also made it look worse, so I am sticking to the non iodized sea salt and normal anti bacterial soap. It seems to be going down now, again. I don't want to take the ring out!  So hopefully it goes away!

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)