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Lip piercing and oral sex

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
Dentistry 46 years experience
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elaine Gantz-Weberman
Dentistry 39 years experience
See doctor: See your doctor to get medication for the infection. You may need to remove the piercing.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Piercing infection: If the site is red, swollen, hot to touch or pus with yellowish discharge and you start having fever. Thanks.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology 51 years experience
Piercing: Infections are characterized by redness, swelling and pus.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Have it evaluated.: Cultures may be needed for proper antibiotic selection. Have it looked at by your physician.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not enough info to: know if it is infected. Signs of infection can include: increased swelling, redness, tenderness, ^ pain, warmth, red streaks, purulent drainage, swol... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: It is better if you use an antiseptic like listerine
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
That is a BIG : problem with lip piercings. It can hurt too. Make sure that you are changing the pillow case regularly. Clean linens are important to avoid developing... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 years experience
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Possible infection: Have it evaluated by your doctor as you may need antibiotics.

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