About a year ago I had my earlobe pierced for

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Q: About a year ago I had my earlobe pierced for the second time. In addition, one of the piercings closed and subsequently there was a hard lump left behind it. I believe it's called scar tissue..

Furthermore it's a nuisance and it irritates my other piercings in the process. Is there any way to remove it?

I've tried soaking it with salt water, it gets smaller but doesn't leave completely.

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