Friday, October 7, 2011

Body Piercing can be dangerous!

Body piercing has become increasingly trendy.People see it as a fashion statement nowadays.Though it may give a sense of adventure to some, body piercing has a downside to it.

Following are some of the risks involved with body piercing:
1.excessive bleeding(specially in patients of clotting disorder)
2.Infection (not only simple bacterial ones but dangerous ones like HIV due to improperly sterilized instruments)
4.Skin dimpling
5.hypertrophic scar or keloids
6.Risk of swallowing the stud(tongue piercing or lip piercing)
Next time you choose to look trendy check out some artificial jewellery that can be worn without actual piercing.They are harmless and will give the same look as pierced ones

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