You may have granulation tissue or hypertrophic scar arising within the wound. This could also be occuring from a reaction to the material in your piercing. Raffy Karamanoukian, Los Angeles
I Got my Belly Button Re Pierced and in the Old Scar Tissue a Hole is Forming, How Can I Stop This? (photo)
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