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Question Lip ring infection? - July 26th 2010, 03:41 PM

I got a lip ring 5 days ago. The place was very clean and everything was sterile. It looked fine up until like 2 days ago.

I noiced there was like a little white bump on the inside right under where it was pierced. Then yesterday I saw this red bump on the outside. And today I woke up and it looks like the white thing was bleeding (not a whole lot just like a spot of blood).

It doesn't hurt much. Just a little when I twist it back and forth.
I've been washing out my mouth with watered down mouthwash everytime I eat drink or smoke and I've been washing the outside with sensitive face wash two or three times a day.

I really don't want to take it out unless I absolutely have to.

If you have any advice please on how to get rid of the problem please help.
I'm not sure what to do.
   
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Re: Lip ring infection? - July 26th 2010, 04:36 PM

They should have given you a cleaning solution to put on a Q-tip and put on the fresh hole... Mouthwash doesn't always keep it from getting infected. Go back to the place and ask them what to do.



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Re: Lip ring infection? - July 26th 2010, 06:16 PM

Ok thanks
Im going to call them as soon as they open and see if they know what to do
   
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