1 Questions & Answers Place. I don’t know whether to take it out or not? Answered by Dr. Heidi Fowler: Sounds infected: Encourage medical eval. She’d only feed on the left one that didn’t have the white discharge. Find answers now! Check with your state legislation about what licensing and training someone needs to have in order to pierce you. Keep an eye out for pus coming out of your ear piercing. By Guest9364. Not thinking about my allergies to surgical steel posts in my ears, i got my nipples pierced with surgical steel rings, which i assume are standard. If it's hard and white or creamy and white (kind of like what you would remove from a blackhead or pimple), it's sebum (dead skin cells and natural body oils); not pus! I have a nickel/metal allergy. By mariieeh21. I was fretting about my smelly belly button when I decided to get a closer look at the piercing site. For the first few weeks a new piercing might: be tender, itchy, and the surrounding area may look slightly red on white … I often go periods without earrings. I never really put 2 and 2 together that it could be my old piercing until tonight. It’s been about 6 years now and that white stuff still comes out of my right nip if I push on it. 1. I had my belly button pierced about 7 years ago, and for the past 3 years I have not worn anything in the piercing and left it to heal. I would suggest to do warm chamomile herbal tea bag soaks as part of your daily cleaning routine to help them go down and back to normal, but that will only fix the scar tissue - not stop it from forming again. Crusty Ears Causes: White Crust in Ear Canal, Folds, Lobe, Piercing, Discharge, Wax, Behind, Get Rid . Having dry, crusty, flaky ears could mean a number of things. My nipples never healed correctly, so i removed the rings, and have gone without them for over a year now. Dr. Heidi Fowler answered. Loading... Quick reply. Crusting after body piercing is perfectly normal—this is just the result of your body trying to heal itself. The white stuff obviously isn’t normal for a healed piercing but what is it? This happens to me also. i'm having white pus coming out of my ear piercing?" My vertical labret is 8 years old and fully healed but there is always a bit of this white stuff that I can kinda push out of the piercing hole and it smells a bit. Posted: 3/14/2007 4:20:11 PM EST [Last Edit: 3/14/2007 4:21:04 PM EST by Yellav] I had an ear ring about 15 years ago (don't ask ). And if I do I want to know how to get rid of it as quickly as possible seeing as I've had my heart set on a belly piercing for a year straight. It's not painful in anyway or red or swollen or anything, but even after giving it a good clean the white stuff always comes back. I got my tongue pierced just over 24 hours ago and I've barely eaten or drank anything in that time, and I've also regularly used mouthwash and kept everything clean, following the piercers guidelines. If the stuff coming out turns darker, or has a greenish-yellow-ish, or even brown tint to it, it's probably infected. I really . when a piercing heals, pus can sometimes come out of the wound. The piercing is otherwise perfectly healthy and there have been no infections ever. I got my belly button pierced a week and a day ago and it has been a little sore the whole time and maybe a little red. on August 21, 2011: Hiyss. kelsey? Dirt (not cleaning the piercing) Since piercings are similar to open wounds, accumulation of dirt will make it get an infection. I clean it often, but the other day I noticed that there was some brownish/white, smelly stuff coming out (like a blackhead). What's normal for a new piercing. Any time you have nipple discharge you can't explain, you should see your doctor, particularly if you are male. It is FREE! I always wait a month to stretch to a larger size and ive never had an issue till now. i had my belly button piercing for three weeks now it don hurt or any thing and when i came home from class (im a college student)and i lift up my shirt their was the white stuff and so i cleaned it with sailne saloution <----i alway clean it with that. "help please! Answer #1 | 04/01 2014 13:26 It's called lymph, and it's completely normal with a healing piercing. Did you wear any faux earrings recently? I just recently got my tongue pierced on the 4th and there is white stuff coming out of my piercing. A foul smell accompanies usually the pus from an infected ear piercing. Your Are Pregnant. The black stuff in your ear piercing hole, as I understand it, is probably from accessories mainly made from sterling silver. when I first got it done nothuing game out of it and it was fine, it was just a bit red. and its been happening ever since and it wont go away like 6 MONTHS? I was debating just taking it out and re-piercing it. but like, about three weeks later white stuff started coming out of it. Walk out if you see a piercing gun. If there is white stuff discharged from nipple, it usually happens when the nipples are being squeezed or are related with the following conditions. Member Joined Dec 2006; Posts 853; EE Offline; USA. It needs to be looked at and diagnosed by a professional and this may require looking at it under the microscope and culturing it. Dear Alice, About a year and a half ago, i got both of my nipples pierced. My baby is 4 weeks old now & the white stuff was gone as soon as my milk came through & I do get breast milk through the hole! Ask doctors free. Many women notice clear or white stuff out of nipple in early pregnancy. Again, none of these chemicals is toxic, and all can be used in fertilizer. some one please tell me what is it this is my first belly button piercing. Is it suppose to be oozing a little bit of white stuff and get crusty and be sore.? Do NOT pierce yourself or ask an untrained friend to pierce you. There are times when you should be concerned about white stuff coming out of nipple. For example, if you work out, ensure that you clean your navel well to avoid accumulation of sweat. Guest9364 over a year ago. It is FREE! it might not even be infected. that's normal. A 41-year-old member asked: help please! mine is a big bump that appeared above the bottom hole on my top naval piercing with tissue like stuff coming out, I had it pierced before and I believe that’s where the old bottom hole used to be, I think it is just scar tissue that is irritated. Hi! -tash. Tongue Piercing and white stuff is coming out of my piercing? White Stuff Coming Out of Nipple, Why? It's kind of a running joke in my house that you shouldn't get to close to it. If you want to get notified by every reply to your post, please register. Please help me! Dhruv Gupta, MD answered this Complications After Tongue Piercing ... is it normal that a white stuff coming out og my bottom part of my tongue ring i just got it done 3 days ago? A thick, pussy discharge with a foul odour is a near-certain sign of infection. Navel Piercing 5 years on-still white stuff and cheesy smell! In my right nipple, i have a thick white I got my navel done just over a month ago, and I am wondering if I can change the bar while it still has yellow stuff coming out? It may be something as simple like excess buildup of earwax or disease infection such as seborrheic dermatitis. White stuff coming out of new tongue piercing? white stuff coming out of lip piercing please help? My left lobe is swollen, a bit sore, and has white liquid coming out that crusts over. it's only been a few days & for navel piercings it takes about a week for the swelling to go down completely. An infected piercing can be serious if it's not treated quickly. New Reply Follow New Topic. if it is white or slightly yellow in color, there's nothing to worry about. However, the white discharge likely isn't pus, it's lymph. [ARCHIVED THREAD] - Stuff coming out of old piercing hole. I've ahd my bellybutton pierced since march . white stuff coming out of belly piercing.? tongue piercing - white stuff is coming out . also my dog jumped on me the other day and yanked the piercing pretty good! It's white and oozes kind of like pus, and pus is possible, but after some time, it's likely to be dried lymph fluid buildup in the old wound (the hole). Most people will get infected because they do not know how to keep the wound clean. And white stuff sometimes comes out. I'm just wondering if I have an infection. Is white-ish stuff coming out of a naval piercing normal? Answer Save. White stuff coming out of belly button piercing? I soak it with h2ocean but nothing seems to calm it down. Ive had my belly button done for 3 days n it is gettin itchy, and abit red at the top? The smell is a result of the bacteria in the pus. Today out of the blue I felt my ear and the old closed up hole seemed to be a little bigger than I remembered. It's also crusty I know it takes a very long time to heal but is this normal.? So ive been stretching my ears for four months im at a 12g right now. For example, if the discharge is bloody or brown in color, you should seek the advice of your doctor because it could represent breast cancer or a breast infection. Go to a professional to ensure a sterile procedure. Loading... Quick reply. When it dries it becomes the crusty stuff that you see/will see around your piercing. Answer for question: Your name: Answers. i'm having white pus coming out of my ear piercing? Top answers from doctors based on your search: Disclaimer. This discharge is white, yellow, or green in colour. Wanna change it too :( please help. Help please.!!!! Usually, there is a little white goop coming out, but that's normal. Get immediate medical help if you think your piercing is infected. I clean the piercings three times a days with these medicated q-tips the piercing shop gave me. Pus is identifiable by its thick discharge. I got my belly button pierced 3 months ago and it's still sore and it's been oozing white stuff recently. 4. It has healed very well, but I have never been able to stop the recurrence of white residue building on the bar (standard banana bar). I’d for sure go ask your doc or obgyn. Is it normal? … To stop it from coming back again, try your hardest to sleep flat on your back. Dead blood cells and plasma make their … I got my ears pierced at a larger gauge cause i wanted to stretch them. Hi, I've had my left nipple pierced twice & I only took the ring out in August last year in my first trimester & I was worried about the white stuff with breastfeeding also. She refused to feed on that nipple. So the white residue consists of manganese oxide, zinc oxide, potassium hydroxide, zinc hydroxide, and manganese hydroxide. Why is there white stuff coming out of my belly button piercing? march break. When one has crusty ears, this may result to discomforts and embarrassment. ARCHIVED; Yellav. Is it infected? Today i saw a white puss looking stuff on the top part of it. Thick white stuff would come out of the piercing holes and smell really funky. DO NOT TAKE IT OUT. white pus in ear piercing. Get pierced with hypoallergenic jewelry. No. What do you think? See a doctor: You should not have white stuff coming out of the piercing hole. Now onto the gross stuff... 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