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ear piercing

The formation of a permanent, skin-lined perforation through the earlobe, from which a decorative ring or pendant can be suspended.
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Studex cited several reasons why retailers are considering its ear piercing process and products, including:
Nickel sensitivity: The influence of ear piercing and atopy.
Trauma as a predisposing factors was seen in 10% of all cases and 57% had ear piercing as predisposing factor.
This week The Examiner's Mailbag page featured a kindly-written letter from a 90-year-old reader expressing her sorrow that a mother should put her daughter's wish to wear an ear piercing above her education.
An outbreak of severe infections following upper ear piercings has been linked to contaminated antiseptic solution.
Another problem with ear piercing is an allergic reaction.
He said: "Although body piercers do not have to register with the council, fortunately most of these establishments also do ear piercing or tattooing - for which they must register.
Studies show that ear piercing can cause cephalic tetanus (a local form of tetanus caused by wounds or other head and neck infections) (8), Pseudomonas infections, or perichondrial auricular abscesses, especially with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Admittedly, ear piercing does look good on girls and even nose piercing to a certain extent, and I have no problem with this.
SOME people don't understand the aftercare needed to heal ear piercing.
My third-grade daughter began feeling me out about ear piercing about a year ago.
Ear piercing can leave behind more than just a hole in your ear.