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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
Pediatrics 35 years experience
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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
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
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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 member asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bin Sung
Dr. Bin Sunganswered
35 years experience
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
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
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Remove Jewelry: Just take the jewelry out before feedings; there shouldn't be any problems nursing with pierced nipples.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Might be allergic to: Crusting means ongoing irritation or inflammation. You might be allergic to the piercing material? What kind of metal is it?
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Agree w Dr. Dohan.: Nipple piercings don't increase breast size but they can cause other problems. Nipple Piercings have led to cellulitis & abscesses. The jewelry ca... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Himalayan salt: Himalayan salt has antibacterial/ antimicrobial properties - so I do not know of reasons that it can not be used for cleansing of piercing sites. Ho... Read More