Passionate Piercing
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SUBMITTER’S COMMENT: 14 year old who realizes her (home done) piercing is rejecting, and still won’t remove it.
WHAT’S AWFUL: Done in an unprofessional, unsterile environment by her friend, she and her friend are both underage. It’s improper jewelry for a healing/new piercing. It’s also rejecting and thinning out, and she knows it, but she still won’t take it out “because it’s too cute.” She also says that she’ll remove it when it gets really bad, but only for a little bit.
HOW IT CAN BE FIXED: Remove it, let it heal, get it re-pierced in a professional environment when you’re of age and can take care of it properly.

another reason why weight of initial jewelry must be taken into account- look at the indent in the skin from the top ball just being pulled farther and farther down by the weight of the jewelry

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SUBMITTER’S COMMENT: 14 year old who realizes her (home done) piercing is rejecting, and still won’t remove it.

WHAT’S AWFUL: Done in an unprofessional, unsterile environment by her friend, she and her friend are both underage. It’s improper jewelry for a healing/new piercing. It’s also rejecting and thinning out, and she knows it, but she still won’t take it out “because it’s too cute.” She also says that she’ll remove it when it gets really bad, but only for a little bit.

HOW IT CAN BE FIXED: Remove it, let it heal, get it re-pierced in a professional environment when you’re of age and can take care of it properly.

another reason why weight of initial jewelry must be taken into account- look at the indent in the skin from the top ball just being pulled farther and farther down by the weight of the jewelry

No gloves, two people doing one simple piercing, and off-center (both clamps and needle). I also see no mark, which, with how crooked the clamps are, the “piercer” obviously needed a mark.

No gloves, two people doing one simple piercing, and off-center (both clamps and needle). I also see no mark, which, with how crooked the clamps are, the “piercer” obviously needed a mark.

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Photo 1 (left) A poorly placed deep nipple piercing through the actual areola, which can be incredibly dangerous.

Photo 2 (right) the correct placement for a female nipple.

(this is the same nipple by the way)

THE MORE YOU KNOW!

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Just this all over.

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Just this all over.

Is it just me, or does her right ear (our left) have a hugeee blowout?EDIT: I think its just her pink tunnels.

Is it just me, or does her right ear (our left) have a hugeee blowout?

EDIT: I think its just her pink tunnels.

Is it just me, or does her right ear (our left) have a hugeee blowout?

Is it just me, or does her right ear (our left) have a hugeee blowout?

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My best friend and I both got the cartilage on our ears pierced at the same time a few years a go at a shop called ‘Off Ya Tree’

The girl who did it put really short bars in our ears once she’d pierced us.

My best friend is really sensitive to piercings and her ear got really badly swollen and…

I personally feel ear and cartilage piercings, septums, and nipples (large rings, although I prefer a bar for nipples, especially large-chested women because rings put too much pressure on the piercing while wearing a bra) can be initially pierced with rings.

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THIS is what I encountered around closing time last night. (Photo taken for “educational purposes”) I pierced this girl’s navel around early September. (Yes, like, four months ago…)  She comes in with this. This is not the jewelry I pierced her with and then she tells me that she’s been putting antibacterial cream (the petroleum based shit) on the piercing as well as H2Ocean spray to ‘combat the infection’.  That’s not an infection… It’s an allergic reaction to the cheap ass jewelry she’s wearing. She’s been complaining to me that her navel is upset - She uses scented body wash WITH GLITTER every day sometimes twice, as well as scented lotion… I specifically told her, drilled into her thick fucking skull, all the things she’s doing - not to do. To avoid at all costs…
Oh. But no, I’m the bad piercer because you didn’t follow my specific care regimen. Yeah.  WHY ARE PEOPLE SO RETARDED?!
-Miranda
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In order to appease the actual recipient of this piercing (I was texted and got my ass chewed out for posting it in the first place… I have a legal right to all pictures taken of my work. While this piece of pie is not exactly something I’d like to take credit for, it was pierced correctly and the aftercare was the issue) this photo is for educational purposes. THIS is what an allergic reaction to the metals of your jewelry looks like. The green, gross discoloration is the body chemically reacting to the metals and while this is a severe case, it is pretty common.  To alleviate it, jewelry with a low reaction rate (Typically titanium) is replaced in the piercing and then is treated like a fresh, brand new piercing with repeated SEA SALT soaks and in this particular case, to repair the skin and aid in minimal scarring, vitamin E oil massages. We’ll see if that advice is taken or not…

I dont think theres any saving that piercing…Its rejecting and theres only half as much skin holding it in as there should be…

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THIS is what I encountered around closing time last night. (Photo taken for “educational purposes”)
I pierced this girl’s navel around early September. (Yes, like, four months ago…)
She comes in with this. This is not the jewelry I pierced her with and then she tells me that she’s been putting antibacterial cream (the petroleum based shit) on the piercing as well as H2Ocean spray to ‘combat the infection’.
That’s not an infection… It’s an allergic reaction to the cheap ass jewelry she’s wearing.
She’s been complaining to me that her navel is upset - She uses scented body wash WITH GLITTER every day sometimes twice, as well as scented lotion… I specifically told her, drilled into her thick fucking skull, all the things she’s doing - not to do. To avoid at all costs…

Oh. But no, I’m the bad piercer because you didn’t follow my specific care regimen. Yeah.
WHY ARE PEOPLE SO RETARDED?!

-Miranda


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In order to appease the actual recipient of this piercing (I was texted and got my ass chewed out for posting it in the first place… I have a legal right to all pictures taken of my work. While this piece of pie is not exactly something I’d like to take credit for, it was pierced correctly and the aftercare was the issue) this photo is for educational purposes. THIS is what an allergic reaction to the metals of your jewelry looks like. The green, gross discoloration is the body chemically reacting to the metals and while this is a severe case, it is pretty common.
To alleviate it, jewelry with a low reaction rate (Typically titanium) is replaced in the piercing and then is treated like a fresh, brand new piercing with repeated SEA SALT soaks and in this particular case, to repair the skin and aid in minimal scarring, vitamin E oil massages. We’ll see if that advice is taken or not…

I dont think theres any saving that piercing…Its rejecting and theres only half as much skin holding it in as there should be…

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So this is what my lips looked like after two days from getting them pierced, I got them professionally done but somehow they still managed to get infected. My lips were so huge. I took them out and waited for them to heal, I got them re-pierced again and my snakebites are perfectly fine now(:
Just thought I’d share this photo with you, It’s pretty gross. 

Glad everything turned out okay, but you should never remove jewelry from an infected piercing. Luckily this person didn’t end up with an abcess…If this happens to you, switch to long labret studs until the infection subsides and you can switch to shorter jewelry.

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So this is what my lips looked like after two days from getting them pierced, I got them professionally done but somehow they still managed to get infected. My lips were so huge. I took them out and waited for them to heal, I got them re-pierced again and my snakebites are perfectly fine now(:

Just thought I’d share this photo with you, It’s pretty gross.

Glad everything turned out okay, but you should never remove jewelry from an infected piercing. Luckily this person didn’t end up with an abcess…If this happens to you, switch to long labret studs until the infection subsides and you can switch to shorter jewelry.