A 46-year-old member asked:

Will baby powder cause any problem with my new nipple piercings?

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Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 37 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 powder will not cause any problems, it is not recommended.
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