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Can You Get A Lip Piercing While Pregnant
Plz help me, my sister is pregnant, her hsv1 IgG negative, igm positive. Is there any chance to get a healthybaby. Doctor diag hsv1 in lips not in genital?
Yes: The baby will unlikely be affected by the Herpes Type I infection your sister has now. Many people are exposed and have herpetic lesions on the mouth and lips. The greatest risk of newborn HSV infection is transmitting the virus through the birth canal when the mother has genital HSV. The risk is lower prior to delivery. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Yes: Get pierced with a needle made with something other than the metal to which you are allergic, and always wear a ring/stud that you can tolerate. The most common metal allergy I see is nickel, and there are many other options available. Now if you are allergic to surgical stainless steel you might have a bit more difficulty finding something you can use. ...Read more
Not at outbreak: You should not have the piercing place during an outbreak of lip (cold) sores due to infectious nature. Harmful to person placing the devise. However, no problem at other times. Slight risks of other infections to the site. ...Read more
I'm 25 weeks pregnant & want to get my lip piercing redone. My piercings never got infected before, is it safe to get it redone?
A painful piercing: Is infected until proven otherwiseGet a more detailed answer ›
Take It Out: Removing the piercing is the only true way to clean the area. Since that's probably not an option, you're on the right track with non-alcoholic mouthwash. Diluted peroxide works pretty well too, if you can handle the taste. Jast as important as cleanliness is not playing with the piercing. Chewing on it, or having it clank against your teeth will cause damage over time. Broken teeth are common. ...Read more
If a scar forms on inside of your lip due to a lip piercing is there something I can do at home to make it smaller?
Scar: If the scar is a raised thick scar, then it most likely represents a hypertrophic scar or a keloid which will require treatment from a medical professional. Treatment options include topical steroids, intralesional injections, laser and possibly even excision with pre and post intralesional injections of steroids. ...Read more
What should I do if I have a lip piercing (labret) stuck inside of my tongue and its currently unremovable, please help.?
Call dentist: Call your dentist to have him evaluate this and determine what to do. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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