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Should you remove nipple piercings when you use an aed?

Should you remove nipple piercings when you use an aed?

AED: If a person needs to have emergency cardioversion for a life threatening ventricular arrhythmia, you don't waste time with pierced nipple rings. ...Read more

Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more


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Should I remove nipple piercings for a mammogram?

Should I remove nipple piercings for a mammogram?

Yes: For several reasons: 1) can obscure nipple shadow 2) probably painful. But for all intensive purposes probably not a big deal. Let the tech know so they can tell the radiologist. ...Read more

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How do I know when to remove my nipple piercing?

When it has healed: This usually takes 9 to 12 months. ...Read more

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Do I have to remove my piercings for a laparoscopy? I got my nipples done yesterday, would I have to use a retainer? I'm not sure if I can change them

Do I have to remove my piercings for a laparoscopy? I got my nipples done yesterday, would I have to use a retainer? I'm not sure if I can change them

Maybe: If they are metal, and the surgeon needs to use a monopolar energy source, it will put you at risk to get burned at the location of the metal. Discuss this with the nurse, and surgeon when you get to the hospital, and they will let you know before your procedure. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Are nipple piercings safe?

Not always: 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

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How to clean fresh nipple piercing?

How to clean fresh nipple piercing?

Cleaning: New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day. Do not twist post. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water, place on piercing ; allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Or you can buy pressurized saline solution at a drug store. ...Read more

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How much will nipple piercing a hurt?

Piercing: I don't have personal knowledge. However, i hear that it is painful. The bigger issue is the possibility of serious infection. ...Read more

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What quantity of do nipple piercings hurt?

A lot: 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

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Advice on male nipple piercing, does it hurt?

Yes it does.: 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. The pain from doing the piercing is brief. ...Read more

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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