Piercing and Health Conditions

Piercing Health ConditionsPiercings are not dangerous, as long as they are done by an experienced professional. This is why it’s so important to choose a knowledgeable piercer and a reliable piercing studio. Your health and welling depend on it, so it’s vital to choose wisely.

That being said, there is one thing you can do to minimize the risk a piercing can bring: you should be healthy. Being in good health is one of the main recommendations (often a requirement) to get any piercing done. Keep in mind that even the simplest piercing can become dangerous and difficult to heal if you are not healthy when the piercing is performed.

Piercers should refuse to pierce anyone who is not healthy enough to receive a piercing. In some cases, the health problem might not be visible so the client has to be … read more

Body Piercing Migration or Rejection

If you have body piercings I am sure that you have heard about “piercing migration” or “piercing rejection”. What is it? Piercing migration is when your body keeps pushing out the body jewelry that you have inserted into your body piercing. It will keep pushing it closer and closer to the surface of your skin. The reason is because your body feels that it is a foreign object like a splinter and it wants it out. This can be because of the gauge of the jewelry, or because of an allergy to the metal, or most commonly from using poor quality body jewelry. Sometimes your body is just very picky, and there is not much you can do. If gone unnoticed your body will reject the jewelry by pushing it totally out of your body causing scarring that will remain … read more