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After exam will my doctor tell my parents about my nipple piercings

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kelley
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: No your parents will not be told because that is confidential information between you and your doctor. Confidentality is only broken with your permiss ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Your doctor needs to write all observations and data when seeing you. It helps in the diagnosis, risk factor stratification, and looking back at hist ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Piercings/ tattoos: I think it is appropriate to document any things which might affect your health. If you felt alright getting tattoos and piercings what is the probl ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Nipples: No
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Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Depends: This may depend on your age. If you're below 18, and they are the legal guardian, it is possible. I would think however it would be unlikely. Usually, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bin Sung
Dr. Bin Sung answered
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: If it's freshly pierced, you should clean it with alcohol several times a day and avoid changing it out for at least 4-6 weeks until it's set. Otherwi ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes:: By causing scarring in the ducts that carry milk, or inflammation in the glands proper.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: If the piercing hits into the ducts, milk flow could be affected. Production should not be a problem, but you may be more prone to mastitis and/or h ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Remove Jewelry: Just take the jewelry out before feedings; there shouldn't be any problems nursing with pierced nipples.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
This is concerning: Need to seek medical attention promptly for signs of infection: heat, redness, swelling, purulent drainage, tenderness, pain, red streaking, fever or ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
35 years experience Dermatology
No but not advised: New nipple piercings should be kept moist with antibiotic ointment or petroleum jelly for the first 6 weeks for the best healing. Although baby powde ... Read More
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