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Are piercings while having radiation therapy ok? I have my tungue & belly button pierced. I havent started treatment yet. Perotid gland cancer.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine

In brief: Parotid

Since the parotid gland is in the facial area I would not have your tongue pierced, as recently wounded tissue so near a radiation field may be affected.
However a radiation oncologist is better qualified to answer your question.

In brief: Parotid

Since the parotid gland is in the facial area I would not have your tongue pierced, as recently wounded tissue so near a radiation field may be affected.
However a radiation oncologist is better qualified to answer your question.
Dr. Donald Colantino
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