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How do I get rid of a granuloma on a nose piercing?

I got my nose pierced and a granuloma formed, and I have no idea how to get rid of it.

You might have a condition called a "keloid". It is an exaggerated scar from skin piercing, seen often in patients of african descent, but can occur in any race. I suggest you refrain from body piercings and tattoos, and go to a dermatologist... Good luck!

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What is my chance with calcified granuloma?

The heart doctor found calcified granuloma in my left lung at the base of it and in the lingula. What is it and is it harmful to me? I don't know what it is or where I got it.
Will it cause me to have trouble breathing and so forth?

From all the reading and case histories I can find most of them are harmless. Make sure you continue to question your doctors in addition to any information found here.

"A granuloma is a medical condition characterized by a noncancerous inflammation in the tissue. Typically, a granuloma encompasses only a small part of the tissue. For the most part, a person with a granuloma does not experience any signs or symptoms. In fact, most granulomas are found through an x-ray that is performed for unrelated reasons. When found during an x-ray examination, the granuloma is often mistaken for cancer.

The majority of granulomas are the result of an injury to the tissue, particularly as the result of infection. In some cases, a granuloma may occur in the lungs as well. In fact, the most common cause of granuloma is a fungal infection in the lungs, which is called histoplasmosis. Other conditions associated with a granuloma formation include berylliosis, syphilis, sarcoidosis, Crohn’s disease, tuberculosis, Churg-Strauss syndrome, and Wegener’s granulomatosis.

The granuloma that forms as the result of these conditions is generally a calcified granuloma. This type of granuloma contains deposits of calcium and usually takes time to develop. Therefore, most granulomas have been present in the body for a very long time before they are identified."  (+ info)

What causes an Anal Fissure and Anal Granuloma and What is the best treatment?

What could cause an Anal Fissure and Granuloma being present at the same time, and what is the best treatment?

go here for that: http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/tc/Anal-Fissure-Topic-Overview  (+ info)

What is a granuloma and what do they do about it?

I had sugery twice through my belllybutton and now I have a orange like puss coming from it and my doctor said it may be a granuloma. I have no clue what that is. Could you help me understand. Oh and do they do anything for it and if so what do they do?

a granuloma is a small area of inflammation due to tissue injury...depending on the type it requires no treatment and goes away on its own but make sure thats what the orange puss is definitely....  (+ info)

Is it possible to have Granuloma Annulare in the pubic region?

Is it possible to have Granuloma Annulare bumps appear in the pubic region in a person with a history of the condition?

Although the disorder prefers the skin over a joint area, yes, it can (and does) occur anywhere.  (+ info)

what can I do to help get rid of a granuloma on my nose peircing?

I got my nose peirced and I got a bump. I do know for a fact it is not a keliod. it is called........ granuloma( not sure if i spelled it right) did anyone get the same thing and did you do anything special to get rid of it??? some days it is small and others it gets huge!!!! I hate it but I was told eventually it goes away and it s very common. can anyone give me any tips on how to get rid of it?

sea salt soaks (1/4 tsp to one cup water)
hydrocortison cream
warm presses (take a clean cloth soak on in warm, near hot, water and press onto your nose)
hot green tea bags  (+ info)

How will they remove a pyogenic granuloma??

I have a pyogenic granuloma on my leg. I just got a referral from my doctor today and will be going to the dermatologist sometime soon. He said that they will burn it off, but I am reading up on it and seeing many other ways to treat. I have a severe phobia of needles and the like, and I tend to have minor panic attacks before a shot or anything like that, and a low pain tolerance, and the entire thing is scaring me. What will they do and how much pain will I be in?

Aka "proud flesh"

Depending on how big the lesion is and where it is, a variety of techniques could be used sucessfully. The dermatologist will know which one to use to achieve the best cosmetic look and to cause the least discomfort. Be sure to let the Dr. know about your fears. He/she can then be extra certain to make the whole thing as painless as possible.

I predict after this is all done, you will be asking, "Is that all there was to it?" Hardly worth worrying about now, right?
Good luck.  (+ info)

How pyogenic granuloma on gum is treated on a 3 year old??

My son had gingivostomatitis in his mouth two weeks ago and now he has pyogenic granuloma on his gum. How it is treated??

be sure to follow the advice of his doctor and not Yahoo. seek a 2nd opinion, if needed.  (+ info)

I have granuloma anulare, and need to know if it is at all contagious to other people.?

I have granuloma annulare, and a brand new grandaughter. I need to know if there is any way I might accidently give this to her. It is all over my arms and legs, and I am afraid to hold her.

Granuloma annulare is a benign, chronic idiopathic condition characterized by papules or nodules that spread peripherally to form a ring around normal or slightly depressed skin.
Consult a dermatologist.  (+ info)

I have pulmonary granuloma in the right lung as the result of my present x-ray? What does it mean?

Am I unfit for work? Do I need to consult specialist? Who I can go- pulmonologist or lung specialist? I have PTB history. It was curable last 2002.

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