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can you get a lip piercing while pregnant

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Piercing : Any active or history of viral (fever blisters ) or bacterial infections (impetigo) for example could lead to problems such as scarring when a piercin ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Get pierced with a needle made with something other than the metal to which you are allergic, and always wear a ring/stud that you can tolerate. The m ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
45 years experience Dentistry
Not at outbreak: You should not have the piercing place during an outbreak of lip (cold) sores due to infectious nature. Harmful to person placing the devise. However ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Unless someone with sickle cell anemia has had recurrent or serious infections, a lip piercing should be ok. A doctor should be consulted to make cert ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michele Arnold
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Is there infection?: Immediately after a piercing, ice is your best bet to reduce swelling. Apply for 10-20 minutes every hour. Sleep with your head elevated. Avoid tob ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Gangrene?: Very unlikely. But i would not want one and predict that you will tire of it.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Wait.: You are more susceptible to infections while you are pregnant. What's the rush? Pregnancy is complex enough; why add the risk of infection to it? Is t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Infection: Or the post isn't straight
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
A painful piercing: is infected until proven otherwise
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Recommend: medical evaluation for piercing infection.

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