What is Piercing & How it works?

Piercing in the body looking like a puncture made by a needle. Then, a piece of jewelry is put in a hole. Ears, nose, and the belly button are the pierced body parts. Tongue lips and cheek include oral piercing. When a piercing is healed, people wear certain types of jewelry, including plugs, tunnels to expand the whole size. To decrease the stretching should be done.


 About It?

Research first, if you are thinking about getting pierced. Parents’ permission is required for piercing and some parents require it during piercing. Piercing is not allowed in some states.

Immunizations like (especially hepatitis B and tetanus shots) you make sure before getting body piercing. Medical problems such as congenital heart disease, allergies, diabetes, a weakened immune system, or a bleeding problem inform the doctor first when you piercing. Healthy tongue, mouth, teeth, and gums are suitable for piercing. Besides, if you have keloids (overgrowth of scar tissue) then you shouldn’t do body piercings. Body piercing is mostly accepted butt some people lose their carrier when they piercing.

 Body Piercing Safely?

Body piercing is common but some countries do not agree to use it. A clean and safe atmosphere is compulsory for piercing so make sure that all right.

             Every shop should have an autoclave and sterilized instruments in sealed until they are used. Some questions are that you make sure that the body piercer;

             Uses ear-piercing guns that are sterilized or disposable.

             Washes his or her hands before each procedure.

             Wears fresh disposable gloves (like those worn at a doctor’s office).

             Uses single-use needles and sterilized instruments.

Disposal procedures for the shops should follow some instructions like needles or gauze with blood on them. Before you get piercing, it’s crucial that you should know if you’re allergic to any metals or not. Choose ear piercing jewelry (including backs or studs) made from metals that are less likely to cause reactions, such as surgical stainless steel, solid gold, niobium, and titanium.

What Happens During a Piercing?

Here are what to expect from getting a body piercing;

             Antibacterial soap and water use when the piercer touch the body.

             Except tongue hole body area is pierced clean with alcohol and another antiseptic.

             You should see the piercer remove needles and equipment from sterile containers.

             Puncture skin when using with a very sharp single needle.

             The piece of jewelry, which has already been sterilized, is placed.

             Disposes of all used needles in containers because it is very good for bacteria.

The body piercer gives you guidelines on how you should care for your new piercing and what is needed if there is an issue.


Body piercing Risks;

Swelling is a normal part of the pierced area. Tongue piercing may be significant swelling. Especially, serious problems may happen if you try to get a piercing by yourself, have a friend do it for you, or in any dirty environment. Professional in a safe and best clean environment is compulsory for piercing but even if you are careful, problems can happen. There are several common body piercing-related problems, include:


Pain, infection, bleeding, scarring, and keloids reaction to the piercing. So before making a decision on getting a piercing, get some advice from your friends or relatives is encouraged.

Infections can be from skin or cartilage infections with swelling, redness and pus, to more serious and dangerous infections like toxic shock syndrome, tetanus, blood infections, and hepatitis. Teeth can be a problem for oral piercings. Tongue piercing causing series of breathing problems. Nose could be swallowed or inhaled into the lungs. So that’s a situation that we faced in piercing in the human body.


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