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How does piercing affect my skin health?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Doesn't

If you get the piercing done by someone skilled in proper technique, follows sterile procedure, & uses good quality metals that aren't coated with certain chemicals, then you shouldn't have problems with piercings.
You need to keep the area clean, especially the first few days after piercing to avoid infection or granulation tissue. If you see any irritation or discoloration, see your doctor asap.

In brief: Doesn't

If you get the piercing done by someone skilled in proper technique, follows sterile procedure, & uses good quality metals that aren't coated with certain chemicals, then you shouldn't have problems with piercings.
You need to keep the area clean, especially the first few days after piercing to avoid infection or granulation tissue. If you see any irritation or discoloration, see your doctor asap.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Robert Strimling
Dermatology

In brief: Piercing ; Skin

Piercing is relatively safe.
However, piercing can promote skin infection and / or abnormal scarring in the area of piercing.

In brief: Piercing ; Skin

Piercing is relatively safe.
However, piercing can promote skin infection and / or abnormal scarring in the area of piercing.
Dr. Robert Strimling
Dr. Robert Strimling
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