If my surgeon cannot replace nipple piercings, how soon can they be replaced after? If closed up, when can they be re-pierced?
Fort Belvoir, VA
5 months ago
I know the nipples are one of the quickest healing places on the body so I know I don't have nearly as long as I would have for most other piercing sites. I want to try to avoid having to get them re-pierced by any means. The initial piercing was extremely painful and uncomfortable for a long time and I know it'll be a lot worse if they have to be pierced through the scar tissue of the previous piercings, with more blood, more pain and probably a longer healing process.
Doctor Answers 1
Surgical piercing by a plastic surgeon
If you really want a piercing, a plastic surgeon can perform the procedure under local anesthetic with sterile precautions.
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