Body Piercing

Prior Tips To Consider Before Getting Body Pierced

Be aware of your Infections Risks
Be aware of your Infections Risks

Risk of infection tends to increase if the body piercing specialist is not a trained professional. If the procedure is done in an unsterile environment or the equipments are not sterilized properly increasing the risk.

Consider medical conditions
Consider medical conditions

If you have certain health problems like poorly controlled diabetes or other diseases that weakens your immune system then there are chances of infections.

Seek a body piercing professional
Seek a body piercing professional

If the piercing is done by a qualified practitioner then they might have a proper understanding of the anatomy and physiology. They would also use sterile equipments, which would reduce the risk of infections.

Ensure new or sterilized instruments
Ensure new or sterilized instruments

Pins, studs, and nickel-free rings must be inserted to reduce allergic reactions. Jewelry that is too thin or small must not be used as it can move from the pierced site. This is usually called rejection or migration.

Follow proper care measures after piercing
Follow proper care measures after piercing

Find out from the body piercing specialist about the wound healing time and how to keep it clean. Ask the possible side effects from piercing like pain and swelling. Find out the tips or measures to minimize them.

Know your healing kind
Know your healing kind

Piercing may be cool but it’s not a good idea for keloid-formers (people prone to risen and thick scarring). Healing times vary depending on the pierced site such as near eyes and other parts which takes much to heal.

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