Body Piercing with Septic Arthritis

Body Piercing with Septic ArthritisSeptic arthritis is an infection of a joint. This can be a potentially very dangerous condition so it is important to know how to recognize the warning signs and how to minimize the risks. People who are fans of body modifications need to be particularly careful because improper piercing procedures can heighten the risk of septic arthritis. Also, if you have this condition or suspect you might have it, it is important not to get new piercings until you are free of the infection. This is vital for ensuring your health and safety.

Important Information about Septic Arthritis

Body piercing with septic arthritis is not such a common occurrence. But it does happen so you need to understand the danger. The first thing you need to know is what septic arthritis actually is. Septic arthritis is an infection of a … read more

How Painful Are Piercings?

How Painful Are PiercingsOne might be surprised to learn that there are so many people who want a piercing but are scared of pain. Some people assume that all those who are into piercings are also into pain, but nothing can be further from the truth. While pain can be part of the experience and while some pain is more or less unavoidable, it is important to remember that piercing procedures are generally not as painful as they seem. How painful are piercings, anyway?

Piercings and Pain

Many people assume that piercings are very painful. This may seem logical, since piercings typically involve the use of needles but without anesthetics. One of the basic things about piercing procedures that you need to know is that piercers prefer to perform them without much anesthetics. Clients should not use their own anesthetics, either. Doing this … read more

How to Find a Genital Piercer?

~ Darwin Markham 

Is there a Penis Piercer in or near Wayne County Illinois?  

 ~ Wendi Thorne 

Where can I have the princess Albertina done in the U.K.?

 ~ Kristi

 where can you get a PA???

Find a Genital PiercerThere are many people who want to get a nice genital piercing. However, as you probably know, it is not always easy to find a genital piercer. This person has to know what they are doing and to have plenty of experience performing these types of piercings. An ordinary piercer who only does ear piercings or navel piercings just won’t do in this situations.

It is Not Easy to Find a Genital Piercer

Generally speaking, it is not always easy to find a genital piercer. They are highly-specialized individuals who perform these very sensitive and often extreme piercing types. While most genital piercers are … read more

What is the Best Hafada Placement to Avoid Pain?

~ John

I had multiple hafada piercings using 6 and 8 gauge CBR’s. I can’t attest to the painlessness that others mention, but I had no swelling and no intense bleeding. I am very happy with the result and the relatively quick healing time. Placement is important.

There are many genital piercings that are not particularly painful. While some genital piercings are among the most painful piercings you can get, it is also true that there are many genital piercings that do not hurt at all. This is great news for those who want to have a genital piercing but without too much pain. In this sense, Hafada piercings are a great choice. However, it is important to choose a good placement. This is why many people wonder about the best Hafada placement you can get.

The Beauty of Hafada

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Self-Piercing: Safe or Not?

Self-PiercingSelf-piercing is a form of DIY body modification. It basically means to perform a piercing on yourself, all by yourself. Most of the time, self-piercing refers to the practice of non-professional people performing piercings on themselves. Teenagers are often the ones who are most interested about this practice.

Needless to say, while it is technically possible to do a self-piercing, it is a very dangerous thing and not something experts recommend. Those who are not professionals don’t have the skills or the tools needed to perform piercing in a safe and proper way. While it is not possible to prevent anyone from attempting to do a self-piercing there are many reasons why this is not something that should be encouraged.

 Is Self-Piercing Safe?

There are always some people who claim that they know how to do a self-piercing without a … read more

How to Check a Studio’s Piercing License?

~ John

I found it interesting that the article mentions that you should check the body piercing shop’s licensing. I don’t really have any knowledge about the body piercing process, but my girlfriend wants to get a lip ring. She doesn’t really have any prior experience getting pierced either, so I’ll be sure she checks the licensing of a shop before getting her piercing done there.

Piercing LicenseMany people looking for new piercings understand the importance of choosing a good piercer and a reputable piercing studio. After all, piercing involves creating holes in the tissue and it comes with numerous health risks. The more complex a piercing is, the higher the risk that something might go wrong. In order to minimize these risks it is important to use only professional piercing services. It means that you need to choose only reputable … read more

Piercing Aftercare for Germ Freaks

~ Ivy Baker

Body piercing isn’t something I know a lot about. But I have been thinking about getting a few lately. I liked that you pointed out that you should only clean your piercing the exact amount of time you are told to. I am a germ freak and would want to clean it even more than suggested so that is good to know.

Piercing AftercareIt is very important to get informed about all aspects of body piercings before you decide to get your own piercing. There are many people who rush into this without thinking, which is a bad way to go.

Piercing aftercare is one of the most important aspects of piercing care so it is good to be informed about it before you get your piercing.

There are many germ freaks who think a lot about cleaning … read more

Female Body Piercing

Female Body PiercingThere are many women interested in female body piercing and all the different types of jewelry they can get. Female body piercing is very common: there are many women sporting intimate piercings and other types of feminine piercings. However, these don’t have to be intimate piercings. Some people consider all types of piercings suitable to women as “female piercings”. Since there is a bit of a confusion about these terms it is important to understand what female body piercing can actually mean.

Female Body Piercing Explained

This term has two main meanings and it is often unclear which one to use. The trouble is that different people use this term in different ways so there is often a misunderstanding. It often depends on the person and there is no on, strict way on how to use these terms.

When people … read more

Vertical Industrial Piercing

Vertical Industrial PiercingVertical Industrial Piercing is a special type of an Industrial Piercing that goes vertically in the ear. This is considered a separate placement and a variation of the more common Industrial Piercing. As you probably know, typical Industrial Piercing consists of two separate ear cartilage piercings that are connected by the same jewelry, usually a long straight barbell known as Industrial barbell.

A typical Industrial Piercing travels on an angle and covers the ear diagonally. While this is by far the most common placement for an Industrial Piercing it is possible to have some significant variations. One of the most popular Industrial Piercing variations is a Vertical Industrial Piercing.

What is a Vertical Industrial Piercing?

A Vertical Industrial Piercing is a variation of the more common Industrial Piercing. In order to understand how it looks, it is important to know … read more

Can You Get an Areola Piercing?

Many people wonder how deep a nipple piercing can go. Is it okay to pierce the areola or is nipple the only part that should be pierced? There are some people who claim that their nipples are pierced very deep so they involve areola. Is there such a thing as an areola piercing and is it safe?

What is Areola Piercing?

Nipple PiercingThe first thing that is important to know is that true areola piercings are very rare. In fact, some people claim that there is no such a thing as an areola piercing, only bad placement for a nipple piercing. It is important to remember that almost any body part can get a piercing, including areola. However, this doesn’t mean that every piercing will be healthy or that you can maintain it. This is particularly true for surface piercings. These … read more