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i have my nipples pierced and my parents don't know. i have a laparoscopy in a couple weeks. will my doctor tell them??

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Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Depends: This may depend on your age. If you're below 18, and they are the legal guardian, it is possible. I would think however it would be unlikely. Usually, all piercings are removed during surgery due to the use of monopolar electric energy and the possibility of burning. I would strongly considered simply removing the piercings before the surgery, and replacing them afterwards. Hope this helps!
Answered on Aug 11, 2015
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