A 39-year-old member asked:
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is it safe to wear plastic piercings on freshly pierced nipples?

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Dr. Bin Sung
Dr. Bin Sung answered
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: If it's freshly pierced, you should clean it with alcohol several times a day and avoid changing it out for at least 4-6 weeks until it's set. Otherwise, you may encounter infection or close up of the hole.
Answered on Sep 12, 2013

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