While Shershad receives several patients with infected piercings
, he confirmed that while most piercings
are likely to get infected, tongue piercings
in particular could lead to more complications.
Currently, there is no age restriction for cosmetic piercing
as long as a young person can demonstrate they understand what they are having done.
Of the 228 responses, 202 supported the idea of parental consent for piercings
and of the 37 replies from tattoo and piercing
businesses, 36 were supportive of the proposals.
Be aware that certain piercings
take longer to heal than others, and have a longer window in which they can get infected, so follow your aftercare regimen to the letter until the piercing
is completely healed.
are also bad because they can chip or break teeth," says Dr.
should be treated with great respect, by choosing the correct jewellery materials, quality body jewellery from a reputable source and following professional advice you can minimise the risk of suffering orthodontic issues".
British Dental Association adviser Professor Damien Walmsley said: "Oral piercing
is ill-advised and should be avoided.
If you decide to get an oral piercing
and complications arise, schedule an appointment with your dentist," says Dr.
The overall pattern was similar for piercings
with the largest percentage (41.
Students in selected but varied classes at nine universities in Ohio, California and Arkansas, a well as business people from those same states, were asked to anonymously complete a survey pertaining to visible tattoos and piercings
Paris said he thinks most piercings
are attractive, and having one done is also about identifying with others.
You've said Louis had at least 37 piercings
, most in his penis.