A 37-year-old member asked:
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How can the pain from body piercing compare to having tattoos?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It depends on the: Location of the piercing. Genitalia ; cartilage are more painful than other areas.
Answered on Feb 12, 2014

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