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Are Piercings Safe If You Have Autoimmune
Piercings are very popular as a form of self expression. If you choose to get one for your child make sure the person doing the procedure is using sterile technique. Also review your state laws to make sure you won't be in violation of child negligence laws by allowing this procedure on your child. Best just to stick to the ears at this age.
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The immune system developed to tell our own, normal cells (self) from foreign and abnormal cells (non-self). This lets the immune system eliminate viruses, bacteria, fungi and cancer cells from our body without harming normal cells. Sometimes the immune system fails to tell self from non-self and it attacks normal cells, for example in ...Read more
Safe but not advised: Fake it. You can pretend and not hurt yourself. ...Read more
Probably: Like any surgical technique, it depends on the expertise of the operator. ...Read more
Infection risk: Hi. Body piercing carries an infection risk, albeit generally low (assuming proper technique). If your diabetes is tightly controlled, your infection risk should be low. However, if your control is poor, 2 things: 1) infection risk is higher, and 2) risk of long term diabetic complications is higher. ...Read more
Not always: Nipple Piercings have led to cellulitis & abscesses. The jewelry can snag against clothing with potential of traumatic tears to the nipple. Additionally, scar tissue on the nipple or jewelry can block a milk duck & in some cases make it more difficult to latch during breastfeeding. ...Read more
I've had a forward helix piercing for about 2 months and its causing me a lot of bother. Is it safe to take it out and clean the piercing area?
Yes: Yes you should take out the piercing and have your ear checked if the area is causing problems. You should have already been cleaning the area. ...Read more
Uncertain: Although the risk would be low, it would be reasonable to hold off on a peircing till you have recovered from the tonsillectomy. ...Read more
Daith piercing: My limited research on the matter indicates that migraine relief from Daith piercings does not occur universally. There does not appear to very much in the way of formal research either. However, both auricular and scalp acupuncture are safe forms of treatment for migraine and other headache types. ...Read more
I have gotten my cartilage pierced in the beginning of january. Is it safe to use antibacterial handsoap (i.E. Softsoap) to clean the piercing?
Yes: Any soap is fine. Antibacterial soaps are no better than regular soaps. ...Read more
May be too early: Piercing Tip- Do not remove piercing jewelry until piercing has healed. ...Read more
Navel Piercing: Normally the piercing stud/ jewelry is not removed until the piercing has healed. ...Read more
See your physician:
Each patient is
a little different
see your doctor. ...Read more
YES!! ~~~: Antibiotics will prevent you from getting an infection so this I the safest time to do it unless you are immunosuppressed. ...Read more
Given gypsy cold care tea as gift. On the box it says ask dr if you have autoimmune -hashimotos-. Its a echinacea tea. Safe to drink?
For some, not others: This is a complex subject. Some with hashimoto's are th-1 dominant, others are th-2 dominant. Echinacea helps th-2 types ; may hurt th-1 types; a doctor who knows immunology can test to see your type. The amount of echinacea in cold care tea for a few days is unlikely to affect this much. See http://chriskresser. Com/basics-of-immune-balancing-for-hashimotos and my comment for more info:. ...Read more
Apply a cold pack to help reduce swelling or bruising. Never apply ice directly to the skin. This can cause tissue damage. Put a layer of fabric or a cloth towel between the cold pack and the skin.
Wash the wound for 5 minutes, 3 or 4 times a day, with large amounts of warm water and an antibacterial soap, such as Phisohex or dial.
Avoid tight clothing over the piercing area. ...Read more
No!!: If you are experiencing infection with staphylococci you should not be penetrating the skin and placing foreign bodies in yourself because of the high risk of infecting these areas. ...Read more
For the person with: The tongue piercing - it can be a portal for infection - so that person might be more susceptible to having a pathogen transmitted to them. I never kissed anyone with a piercing - haven't got a clue about what it feels like. ...Read more
NoEvidenceItIsSafe: There has been many claims of use of Himalayan Pink Salt which comes from Punjab District of Pakistan. But there is no scietific proof for it's antiseptic oe antibacterial properties and I can not say that it is safe. I suggest you use medical alcohol or Betadine at the site being pierced ...Read more
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