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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 more
Piercing problems.: Nipple piercings can be the gift that keeps giving (pain) because clothing often rubs against it. If it gets snagged and pulled out that will really hurt. Infection is also quite possible. ...Read more
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 more
Pierced nipple: Pierced nipple = body piercing at base of 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 more
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
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
Well. ..: Probably just the body recognizing that there is something in the body the body that shouldn't be there -- however -- best to have it checked out by your doctor just to be sure. Always better safe than sorry in this instance! Hope that helps! ...Read more
I have a laparoscopy on 8-24-15 and I just got my nipples pierced yesterday. Will I have to take them out? Is there anyway to convince my dr to let me
If there are currently no problems with them r
emoval is not necessary and could cause problems on re-insertion. ...Read more
What to do if I got my nipple pierced yesterday and it didn't hurt yesterday but today it hurts so probably expected. But is there anything to reduce the pain?
Very: Each person has a different tolerance level for pain. The pain caused by a piercing depends on body location. Ear lobe piercings are usually tolerable. Piercings through cartilage hurt more. The tongue can be quite painful. Nipple & genital piercings have been described as very painful. ...Read more
Don't think it will: Make a lot of difference. Getting nipples pierced is painful! ...Read more
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
Piercing humans...: Piercing a person creates a break and damage to the skin at the piercing. Humans are designed to heal up, so the skin tries to get rid of the piercing (it is a foreign body stabbed into a person). Sometimes there are too many germs growing at the site, sometimes there is too much inflammation that prevents healing, and sometimes there is an allergy to the foreign body (such as a metal allergy). ...Read more
I just got my nipple pierced a week ago, it doesn't hurt really anymore and I clean it regularly, I have noticed my areola has changed shape though?
Areola: Hmm, unless there was some minor inflammation that caused a "distortion" of the area, or you had a ring that was heavy and pulled the skin causing a change, the areola really should not get affected. If this does not go back to normal, see your Doc for an evaluation. Best wishes ...Read more
Difficult: It will make it difficult for the baby to latch onto the breast and produce adequate breast milk. If you want to breast feed which is great, wait for the nipple ring. It also may cause trauma or misshape your baby's mouth. All the best. ...Read more
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