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  Nipple piercing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A nipple piercing is a piercing, centered usually at the base of the nipple.
However, it is recommended that good care is taken to prevent infection by using a piercing professional and good body piercing aftercare.
Most body piercing professionals will refuse to pierce a pregnant woman for this reason, and because piercing causes unnecessary stress on the body that could potentially complicate a pregnancy.
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 Body piercing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tongue piercing was popular with the elite of Aztec and Maya civilization, though it was carried out as part of a blood ritual and such piercings were not intended to be permanent.
Permanent body piercings (as opposed to play piercings) are created by creating an opening in the body using a sharp object through the area to be pierced.
Piercings that penetrate cartilage are often pierced one or two gauges larger than the jewelry, to reduce pressure on the healing piercing, allowing for a fistula to properly form.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Body_piercing   (2761 words)

  
 Piercing Experience
Infections may be contracted in the piercing studio through several routes, including direct contact with blood, or other bodily fluids; indirect contact with contaminated instruments, equipment, or environmental surfaces; or contact with airborne contaminants present in either droplet spatter or aerosols of oral and respiratory fluids.
Before each piercing is performed, piercers should wash their hands and put on new gloves; after each piercing or before leaving the piercing room, piercers should remove and discard gloves, then wash their hands.
Piercing implements which are used during piercing procedures which may contact blood or other bodily fluids, or which come in direct contact with skin which is not intact are classified as critical and should be sterilized before each use and disposed of.
www.piercing.org /pexy/guidelines/guidelines.html   (2733 words)

  
 Body Piercing
Body piercing is one of the oldest and most interesting forms of adornment and/or body modification, yet the reasons for piercing the body are as diverse as the cultures they come from.
Piercing of the foreskin for the insertion of jewellery is as old as circumcision.
This piercing is usually performed with the aid of a needle receiving tube inserted into the urethra; the piercing is made from the outside and pushed into the tube far enough that the tip of the needle is outside of the urethra when the tube is removed.
www.crystalinks.com /bodypiercing.html   (3619 words)

  
 Piercings, Body Piercing
Piercing are susceptible to infection during the healing period.
Piercing heals by the formation epithelial cells along the inside of the piercing to protect the body from the foreign object.
Piercing leaves a hole in the tongue larger than the pinprick used to pierce an earlobe, and the constant motion of the tongue makes it more difficult for the hole to really heal.
www.coolnurse.com /piercing.htm   (2035 words)

  
 Oral Piercing
Piercing should be approached with extreme caution and avoided in the tongue, cheek or lips.
Methods: Twenty-nine young adults with lip piercing (mean age: 21.8; 15 females) and 29 without (mean age: 22.3; 15 females) were recruited from the community and examined for gingival recession on the buccal aspect of the mandibular central incisors.
It is imperative to be aware of the increasing occurrence of oral piercing and its health implications such as infection, fractured teeth, damaged gingival tissue, increased salivary flow, and negative affects on speech, mastication, swallowing, and alveolar bone abnormalities surrounding the mandibular anterior teeth associated with the wearing of a tongue stud.
www.dentalgentlecare.com /oral_piercing.htm   (2825 words)

  
 Piercing
This piercing on women will not change any part of future breast feeding, just make sure it is healed before you have to breast feed.
A hood piercing is done either horizontally with a ring through the hood shallow to the clitoral stem or vertically through the hood with a barbell leaving one bead on top and one bead right next to or even on top of the clitoris.
Forchette – A ring or a barbell pierced where the labia meet at the bottom is a forchette.
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 Body Piercing
Body art, including piercing, can be seen anywhere people are looking for a way to express themselves by adding something artful, ornamental, or striking to their physical beings.
Such cases are rare, however, and one of the advantages of being pierced in a salon rather than at a party or fair is that the piercing technician can typically offer their expertise about the healing process after the piercing is done.
Common sense, along with industry practice indicate that individuals who are considering getting pierced closely examine the establishment where they are considering being pierced, and ask their piercer any questions they have about the procedure, especially health risks and safety.
healthed.uoregon.edu /piercing.htm   (638 words)

  
 Piercing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
With proper post piercing care, infections in piercings are rare, however, you should be examined by a physician as soon as possible if you think the piercing is infected.
If the pain continues and the piercing is very sore and/or excessive redness or discharge occurs for an extended period of time, you may have an infection.
If you develop an infection with your piercing, you may also buy Epsom Salts and prepare a half cup according to directions, lean over the cup and place it tightly against your flesh, then lean back and keep the entire piercing and jewelry covered with the solution for 10 to 15 minutes.
www.finestlines.com /prcng/carefaqs.html   (399 words)

  
 Piercing Page
Piercing is a good alternative to tattoos if you want to modify your body in some way that isn't as "permanent." Plus there are
If you already have a piercing, you've heard it a million times: "Did that hurt?" Keep in mind that the sharper the needle is, the less painful the procedure is. That's why when you attempt to pierce yourself with a pin, it hurts like hell, (not to mention VERY unsanitary).
Our policy on piercing is that you have to be at least 18 years of age unless accompanied by one of your parents with a matching ID. (Not and older brother/sister, aunt/uncle, etc).
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 Information on Body Piercing from Palo Alto Medical Foundation
A piercing gun should not be used because it crushes the tissues that are pierced and it cannot be properly sterilized.
Skin heals after piercings by forming a layer of cells called epithelial cells along the inside of the piercing to protect the body from the foreign object.
First, make sure that your piercing is done with a sterile object, and that jewelry inserted in the new piercing site is also sterile, to prevent bacteria and foreign objects from entering the body.
www.pamf.org /teen/health/bodyart/piercing.html   (966 words)

  
 Body piercing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scalpelling is most commonly used on earlobes, but can be used anywhere where large gauge piercings are desired.
A new piercing will be sore, tender or red for several days up to three weeks.
This risk can be minimized by using high quality jewelry manufactured from surgical stainless steel or similar inert metals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Piercing   (2761 words)

  
 Piercing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The price for piercing then is $30 which includes autoclaved sterilizing of your jewelry.
Some jewelry is not recommended to be pierced with only to wear after once piercing is healed.
Piercing See Minor Policy Page for I.D. You can get pierced at age 14+ with parent present and both having proper I.D. ou must be at least 16 and prove it without parent and have proper identification.
www.tigerlilytattoo.com /html/piercing.html   (175 words)

  
 Piercing - Australian Museum's Body Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Body piercing is a more widespread practice than the other forms of body art addressed in the exhibition.
While the process of piercing can be significant in itself sections of the exhibition focus on the outcome of the process, that is, the jewellery associated with piercing and what it means.
Many parts of the body can be pierced and there is a great array of jewellery associated with piercing.
www.amonline.net.au /bodyart/piercing   (95 words)

  
 Search: Piercing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 Piercing Pagoda
Piercing Pagoda has grown from a single retail location in Whitehall, Pennsylvania, to the roughly 850 kiosks it is today.
Piercing Pagoda offers customers an extensive selection of popularly priced 10 karat and 14 karat gold chains, charms, bracelets, rings and earrings, as well as a variety of silver and diamond jewelry in select locations.
Piercing Pagoda has brought to Zale Corporation yet another brand that is the leader in its market.
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 Piercing Precautions
Body piercing should be done ONLY with a new, sterile needle, rather than a piercing gun, to reduce risk of exposure to the HIV/AIDS virus and Hepatitis B virus which are both bloodborne pathogens.
Navel piercings should be cleaned twice daily for at least 9 months and daily in the shower thereafter.
An infection of a piercing in cartilage may form a permanent swollen lump (keloid) on the ear.
www.pitt.edu /~cjm6/s97pierc.html   (692 words)

  
 Piercings
After about four to six months, the piercings are slowly pushed to the front of my face, until eventually the skin becomes so thin the bar is visible right through my eyebrow.
The main reason of its pain during the piercing is that first they make the first hole and fit the jewelry in it (loosely), and then they make the second hole.
These are the kinds of piercings that take so long to heal that you begin to enjoy the pain of healing.
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 Body Piercing - Body Art
Piercing the eyebrow is a modern body art development, and despite the popularity and ease of this facial piercing, it can be a bit problematic to heal.
Pierced nipples require a commitment of months to heal but are not as problematic as other major body piercings.
And the pierced tongue is moving from the realm of the rock star to college towns all over America.
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 Body Piercing
A body piercing is exactly that — a piercing or puncture made in your body by a needle.
The area you've chosen to be pierced (except for the tongue) is cleaned with a germicidal soap (a soap that kills disease-causing bacteria and microorganisms).
If all goes well, you should be fine after a body piercing except for some temporary symptoms, including some pain, swelling at the pierced area, and in the case of a tongue piercing, increased saliva.
www.kidshealth.org /teen/your_body/body_art/body_piercing_safe.html   (1080 words)

  
 Breastfeeding and body piercing
However, you will want your nipple piercings to be very well healed by the time you conceive.
If the piercings are very well healed by the time breastfeeding begins the jewelry may be easily removed and reinserted.
If the piercings are not well healed, consistent removal and reinsertion will probably prove to be impossible.
www.piercing.org /faq/breastfeeding.html   (252 words)

  
 Piercing Pagoda
Piercing Pagoda is pleased to offer our professional ear piercing service for children two months and older who have received their first DPT inoculation and are accompanied by an identified parent or legal guardian.
To help alleviate anxiety at the time of piercing: For all children who are two months and up, we strongly recommend having both ears pierced at the same time by two piercing professionals.
An exception: Some infants may require having their ears pierced one at a time, due to their inability to hold their head erect for an accurate piercing of both ears.
www.pagoda.com /Piercing.aspx?pid=121   (641 words)

  
 Piercing
Mall booths use piercing guns which are not sterile and cause unnecessary tissue damage.
pinkee pierced my right earlobe to match my left, and put the matching 14ga cbr in it.
This happened as a result of noticing some scar tissue on the top of the front of my right lobe piercing, probably related to it being pierced with a needle.
www.chaosreigns.com /piercing   (1375 words)

  
 Flesh, Inc. - The Finest Body Piercing Jewelry : ATC Shields
Nipple shields are held in place by piercing jewelry.
They can be worn with other jewelry (circular barbells, curved barbells or rings), but the piercing jewelry tends to stick out.
should be slightly larger than the width of your piercing itself; ie.
www.andromeda-nyc.com /atc.html   (217 words)

  
 The Dangers Of A Piercing Gun
We feel all piercings must be done with a sterile piercing needle that is disposed of after each use in a sharps container, that disposable latex gloves must be worn, and all implements used (such as forceps) must be sterilized in an autoclave after each use.
The inaccuracy of piercing guns can be disastrous in piercings such as the nipple, or the navel where improper placement will result in scarring, and the body's rejection of the jewelry, if not worse.
This is especially apparent when ear piercing studs are used to pierce ear cartilage or the nostril.
www.tattooiowa.com /tr_dngr.html   (673 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts: Bodyart: Piercing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Their corporate mission is to make ear piercing safer and easier for the consumer as well as for the practitioner.
Galaxy Body Piercing - Information on services, aftercare, jewelry, and legal issues, as well as a chat forum with free online consultations and merchandise.
Pierced Pleasures - Personal and visitor pictures, studio listings, jewelry gauge guide, information pages, and experiences listed by body part.
dmoz.org /Arts/Bodyart/Piercing   (302 words)

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