BisQuit Hadlow is the name of our member. She is in England, Medical Professionals for NHS.
Check NHS Direct's website and practice guidlines give instructions not to take piercings out if they show any signs of abnormality or infection as you could effectively allow the hole to close up and trap any infection inside. This could cause an absess - if your personal GP is advising anything else you should ask them why they are directly ignoring the NHS guidelines. Whats shown in the picture is either hypotrophic scarring or a keloid, altho it's easy to confuse the two.
This is not a polyp, a polpy is an internal growth... This is hypotrophic scarring or an 'over production of scar tissue' from your body. Doctor will not tell you to take that out as it's not caused by the piercing.
The best way to treat something like this is to rub either neat tea tree oil over it once a day, or crush up an aspirin, turn it into paste with a few drops of water and use that to wipe over the bubble of skin. This burns the skin in a non intrusive way and wont hurt.
If all else fails, go to the pharmacy and ask for the WEAKEST hydrogen peroxide that they can give you, this can be used like the tea tree - wipe it over the scar tissue, rinse and clean and repeat every few days.
PS. This blog is from the infomation comments on our piercing community facebook page. I posted on here with hope that this would help people if they search the information by search engine.