Side effects of nose piercing may include infections, perichondritis and the formation of a septal hematoma, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Additionally, nose piercings can fall out easily and th... More »

Sebaceous cysts, infections, keloids and pyogenic granuloma can all cause a bump on the nose next to a piercing, according to About.com and the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Because the inner nasal cavity is home to... More »

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A nose piercing hurts more when compared to other body piercings, including ear piercings. A nose piercing involves inserting a sterile needle through a nostril or through the septum, both of which are made of cartilage. More »

Sebaceous cysts, infections, keloids and pyogenic granuloma can all cause a bump on the nose next to a piercing, according to About.com and the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Because the inner nasal cavity is home to... More »

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Potential side effects of a tongue piercing include infection, disease transmission, extensive bleeding and nerve damage. Another possible side effect is endocarditis, which results when bacteria enter the bloodstream, a... More »

After washing your hands thoroughly, clean the area of a nose piercing twice daily using a diluted antibacterial soap solution and a cotton swab. Clean the nose jewelry by soaking it in a salt bath. More »

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Minor piercing infections are treated with antibiotics targeted at the most common bacterial pathogens. Surgical excision and drainage may be necessary in cases of abscess formation. In these cases, cosmetic damage may b... More »

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