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Concerned about a lump around piercing on inside of mouth...

Discussion in 'Facial/Oral Piercings' started by mbd2017, Apr 3, 2017.

  1. mbd2017

    mbd2017 New Member

    Hi there! I got my lip re-pierced close to 2 months now and it's not the first time I've gotten my lip pierced in the same spot, so I know there's probably gonna be some scar tissue to go through. I don't know, honestly. But my problem is that there's this lump around my labret post on the inside of my mouth and it's pushing the post against my tooth. It doesn't hurt or anything, but it's just rather annoying. I asked my piercer about this and he said that it looks like it's from continuing to use mouthwash even after the healing period was over. Also the mouthwash has no alcohol in it, but has fluoride in the mouthwash. I'm not sure if having fluoride in it is causing the problem or not, but I felt I should mention it in this post. He said that I should stop using mouthwash so that's what I did about a week ago. I asked him if I should use sea salt with water to see if that could speed up the healing process, but he said that I don't have to use anything because he feels the piercing is healed already. Like I said, it doesn't hurt or anything like that, but the lump is kinda annoying. I'll have photos attached to this post, but I'd like some feedback on this from people that use this site. Thanks for reading

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  2. dnd4evr

    dnd4evr Super Moderator Staff Member

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    That looks like scar tissue to me. Some scars continue to grow for a while and can end up looking like what you have. This kind of thing isn't the easiest to deal with, but there is a product that PP doesn't sell called a Nopull piercing disc. It is made from a type of silicone and is known to heal the dreaded bump. I can't give you a direct link so search for the name I mentioned.

    Let us know how you make out.
     
  3. dnd4evr

    dnd4evr Super Moderator Staff Member

    I am moving this thread to the facial/oral section.
     

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