I had my second hole pierced and a year later I got keloids. I have had them removed, however I just wanted to know is it safe for me to try piercing again but in a different area "above the previous location not directly on the old one. Since removing the keloids I have had both of my ears pierced on the cartilage area without a problem. Is it safe to try again? "But not on the same location"
Is It Safe to Re-pierce?
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Piercing earlobes with keloids
There is a risk of keloids if you repierce. I have succesfully performed repiercing but follow up with the patients for months thereafter.
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