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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Get A Piercing If You Are Taking Immune Suppressing Medication

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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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Why are some medications used to suppress immune system?

Why are some medications used to suppress immune system?

Drugs to suppress : In certain disease a part of the immune system is overactive often due to a genetic as well as an environmental inluence. If that persists, an overactive immune response can produce tissue damage and responds to medication that suppress the overresponse. ...Read more

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What is the maximum duration for a patient to be on immune suppressive medication?

What is the maximum duration for a patient to be on immune suppressive medication?

Lifetime: Almost all organ recipients take their medicines for the rest of their lives, as long as their organs are functioning. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a piercing if you have mrsa?

Is it safe to get a piercing if you have mrsa?

Yes: As long as you're not piercing an active infection. Practice good hygiene before, during, and after the piercing is important. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a piercing if you have MRSA abs infection?

Is it safe to get a piercing if you have MRSA abs infection?

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

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Is it safe to get a piercing before a tonsillectomy?

Is it safe to get a piercing before a tonsillectomy?

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

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I was curious if it would be safe to get a piercing while taking antibiotics?

I was curious if it would be safe to get a piercing while taking antibiotics?

YES!!~~~: Antibiotics will prevent you from getting an infection so this i the safest time to do it unless you are immunosuppressed. ...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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