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    TattzAndPierced Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Dec 16, 2014, 04:30 AM
    Is this keloid going..
    I know this one is quite popular, but I really need help.
    My Hypertrophic Scar on my nose has been hell. It was pierced on the 7th October, with a needle and then a hoop put in. A month later, the dreaded bump reared his ugly head. Long story short, the bump has fluctuated in size, been punched, inflamed and bled.
    I have been doing the SSS as everyone suggests, but it just won't go!
    What can I do, or do I just need to persevere?
    Thanks in advance

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    Dec 22, 2014, 12:15 PM
    The scarring you're suffering is because of 'trauma', which a piercing ultimately causes. Its natural. A lot of research about this I did before getting my piercings showed that tea tree oil was great in clearing up keloids and hypertrophic scarring, but since your bump still sounds pretty irritated, I think that's going to be a little too strong
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    tickle Posts: 23,801, Reputation: 2674
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    Dec 22, 2014, 01:49 PM
    No, that isn't a keloid, it is something else and I think you should go back to who pierced it and show them, or a visit to your doctor may help as well. Sorry, no other suggestions other then this.

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