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Doctor insights on: Dermal Back Dimple Piercing

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What are dermal piercings made of?

What are dermal piercings made of?

Not sure: Not sure what your asking but usually various metals-gold, steel, nickel, titanium etc. ...Read more

Piercing (Definition)

Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which ...Read more


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What are the pros/cons of dermal piercings?

What are the pros/cons of dermal piercings?

Cosmetic, infection: Dermal piercings satisfy a cosmetic and societal need depending upon the company you keep. The other advantage is that unlike tatoos, they can easily be removed. The cons are infection in the healing period after piercing and long term allergic response to the rings and things placed in the piercing. ...Read more

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Can a dermal piercing be rejected by the body?

Can a dermal piercing be rejected by the body?

You can and will: Create scar tissue and you can be allergic to the metal of the pierce ...Read more

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I'm wondering what should I use and not use on my dermal piercing?

I'm wondering what should I use and not use on my dermal piercing?

Saline Solution: Clean a new dermal piercing w saline (1/4th tsp non-iodized salt mixed in 1 cup of warm water). Apply with clean gauze or spray 2 to 3 times a day ; wipe w fresh paper towel. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which are the things I need to know when getting a dermal/anti dermal piercing?

Can you tell me which are the things I need to know when getting a dermal/anti dermal piercing?

Dermal Piercing: Clean a new dermal piercing w saline (1/4th tsp non-iodized salt mixed in 1 cup of warm water). Apply with clean gauze or spray 2 to 3 times a day ; wipe w fresh paper towel. Risks w dermal piercings include migration of piercing (shallow piercing), embedding (pulls skin layers together), infection, allergic metal contact dermatitis (especially nickel) or rejection of metal. ...Read more

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What to do if I have surgery with a dermal or micro dermal piercing?

Is the microdermal: Piercing in the area where the surgery is to be? If yes, then please consult with the surgeon who will be performing the procedure. ...Read more

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I have a micro-dermal piercing. It's hanging like at the end of the skin. I've tried to tug an pull. But I don't want to risk anything.

I have a micro-dermal piercing. It's hanging like at the end of the skin. I've tried to tug an pull. But I don't want to risk anything.

Removal: There are two ways to remove it. Both can be uncomfortable especially if it has been in place for a long time. If you can't remove it their are instruments that can actually cut it and solve the problem. ...Read more

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Would dermal piercings interfere with an MRI scan?

Would dermal piercings interfere with an MRI scan?

Yes if...: If you left your piercings in they could produce enough metal artifact to distort the images. There could also be significant heating around any metal piercings. Finally, any piercings which are magnetic could potentially be ripped off your body and cause projectile injuries. Don't try to hide your piercings and enter the scan room! ...Read more

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What doctor should I see to remove a dermal piercing?

Dermal piercing: Your primary medical provider would likely have the skill set to do this. ...Read more

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Can nipple piercing hurt more than dermals?

Can nipple piercing hurt more than dermals?

Yes: This article compares body piercing pain by site: http://www. Happynews. Com/living/bodyart/body-piercing-pain. Htm. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get dermal, dimple piercings today with 18 rotten teeth? I'll undergo oral surgery in a few months

Is it safe to get dermal, dimple piercings today with 18 rotten teeth? I'll undergo oral surgery in a few months

Not smart: Teeth are infected. Doing surgery (piercings) in the same area where you have active infections is not wise. Besides, piercings can do permanent skin damage. If extensive extractions are planned there may be change in facial drape support, and that may compromise position and angulations of fixtures. ...Read more

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I'm having surgery may 21 to correct a deviated septum. Do I have to remove my dermal anchor piercing?

Piercing: What part of your body is pierced.? If it is your nose I would say yes. ...Read more

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I have an infected dermal piercing that needs to be removed. Should I go to a doctor for removal or my piercer? If so, what type of doctor?

I have an infected dermal piercing that needs to be removed. Should I go to a doctor for removal or my piercer? If so, what type of doctor?

Piercing: I think you should have the piercing removed by your physician because it is likely that antibiotics will have to be started as well. ...Read more

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What do you recommend I put on a dermal peircing?

What do you recommend I put on a dermal peircing?

Water: Avoid peroxide and alcohol which are just irritating. Avoid bacitracin, neomycin, triple antibiotic as they are useless as well as sensitizing, causing allergic reactions. Avoid herbs and anything "natural". Water and vaseline are useful. Use surgical (stainless) steel or 14k gold metal. ...Read more

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Back dimple is piercing. Is this due to weight gain?

Not quite sure: Of the question.
If BOTH back dimples are getting deeper, that occurs if the surrounding skin gets thicker (like with weight gain). or "YES". If it is pain in the area of ONE skin dimple then the answer is "NO" and several other possibilites some, like UTI are prety serious.
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The top back of my head is piercing sharp like I've never felt before. It started yesterday. What could it be?

The top back of my head is piercing sharp like I've never felt before. It started yesterday. What could it be?

Anything else?: Any recent head/neck injuries? Sometimes can be related to upper neck problems but if the pain is severe and concerning, please have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a lump where my back dermals are and it moves and is painful. It is only in one of my dermals. Is this something I should worry about?

I have a lump where my back dermals are and it moves and is painful. It is only in one of my dermals. Is this something I should worry about?

Back lump: You have a bump on the back. It is painfull. It should be checked. Any lump or bump should be removed at the discretion of the examining dr. ...Read more