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Helix piercing bump

I got my helix pierced in October and I cleaned it every night as instructed. The piercer said to wait about 6 months to change it so the other week I tried to take the earring out but it’s really really stuck. It’s very sore to touch and I have a small bump on the back, where the back of the earring is sitting. When it was first done I had a lot of room to move the earring about but now i can’t.
Also, there’s green/white crust around it. I’m a bit worried about it but I would feel bad going to see my GP because of Corona, especially if it turns out that this is just a normal thing to happen, so can anyone help??
you could message your piercer x
It's probably a keloid. Try cleaning with sea salt water (not table salt) and then apply an aspirin paste with clean hands. Crush the aspirin tablet and add a little bit of water to make it into a paste. When I get bad keloids I like to put on aspirin paste before I sleep so then it can sit overnight and it works wonders. However, don't over clean, twice a day maximum I would say
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Original post by Anonymous #1
I got my helix pierced in October and I cleaned it every night as instructed. The piercer said to wait about 6 months to change it so the other week I tried to take the earring out but it’s really really stuck. It’s very sore to touch and I have a small bump on the back, where the back of the earring is sitting. When it was first done I had a lot of room to move the earring about but now i can’t.
Also, there’s green/white crust around it. I’m a bit worried about it but I would feel bad going to see my GP because of Corona, especially if it turns out that this is just a normal thing to happen, so can anyone help??
Hi, if you wanna know that you need to do, if you have piercing bump.
Read this, how to heal piercing bump.

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