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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
All of them: They all hurt. Anytime you stick a needle in your skin, it hurts.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Nipple & genital: Each person has a different tolerance level for pain. The pain caused by a piercing depends on body location. Ear lobe piercings are usually tolerable ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
45 years experience Dentistry
Physically/mentally?: If you are concerned with pain why do you want to do damage to a body that is trying it's best to protect it as best it can, under the normal conditio ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Piercing pain: Each person has a different tolerance level for pain. The pain caused by a piercing depends on body location. Ear lobe piercings are usually tolerable ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Body piercing can lead to:: Cauliflower ear.
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Body peircing: Body piercing carries with risk of infection some of which can have serious consequences like Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Piercing: Depends on extent & location & your health & immunity.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Meningitis: If it is not done in a sterile fashion, infection can spread in the body, which can include meningitis as well.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Infected/inflammed: Red, hot, swollen and drainage (inflammation) are normal signs of healing and in fact, not bad but are integral to healing. If infected, the wound sh ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Piercing scar: First remove the jewelry and allow the hole to shrink. If it is still unacceptable then see a doctor about your options. Board-certified plastic sur ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It depends on the: Location of the piercing. Genitalia ; cartilage are more painful than other areas.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
37 years experience Dentistry
Hygiene: Keep it clean - remove the piercing - clean the jewelry and keep the skin around the area clean - or clean the site with the jewelry in place - but it ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Infected: Body piercing requires evaluation. Oral prescription antibiotics or topical antibiotics or I and D may be indicated
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