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Are There A Safe Lubricants For Newly Pierced Nipples
Aquaphor / Vaseline: I would recommend using topical vaseline petrolatum ointment or aquaphor healing ointment. These are very safe and will allow the piercings to heal more quickly. ...Read more
YES !: 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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Your pierced nipple: put you at risk for problems. Nipple piercings can be the gift that keeps giving (pain) because clothing often rubs against them. If they get snagged and pulled out that will really hurt. Infection is also possible. Some men may consider a pierced nipple erotic but many consider it to be unattractive and defiling the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See doctor: Some mild redness around a piercing site could be normal but only an examination by a medical professional can determine if you really have an infection. If infected, you'll probably need antibiotics in addition to good hygiene of the area. ...Read more
Usually not: If the person is clean, there's no reason one would contract a disease from licking the nipple. ...Read more
Yup - genital: piercings often do. A number of potential problems can occur when women have genital (to include clitoral) piercings. Jewelry worn through the piercings may cause condoms to break during sexual intercourse & for diaphragms to become displaced. There is risk of bleeding, allergic reactions (especially with any nickel content in jewelry), scarring (to include Keloids) and infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: If they've been pierced recently it is best to allow 1-2 weeks for the piercing tract to heal before exposure to potential sources of infection. Salt water would be less worrisome than fresh water swimming but either can be a source of irritation and/or infection. Once the piercings have healed swimming should have no effect and is fine. ...Read more
Right pierced nipple. No signs of redness/swelling/infection but has sever pain? Shoulder pain. Related?
Not likely: Unless there is bleeding or discharge from the nipple it is unlikely that you will catch anything...But please be careful. ...Read more
I professionally pierced my ears, belly button, nipples.
If i never had problems with those, is a "surface piercing" under my belly button safe?
I would expect so.: It would be similar to piercing belly button, earlobe, brow, etc. ...Read more
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