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A 48-year-old member asked:

What do you suggest if my piercing is red, is it normal?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
New or old piercing?: Light pinkness in a new piercing may be ok- hopefully it is being cleansed twice a day at minimum. However, if you have swelling, warmth, pus, tenderness, pain, streaking - then you may need to have it looked at for infection.

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Last updated May 18, 2017

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