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Body Piercing Problems - Check Your Symptoms

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Do you have any of the following symptoms?

  • Skin that is split or torn near a piercing: Go to the topic Cuts.
Yes

Do you have any signs of an allergic reaction?

Yes

Do you have swelling at the site of a body piercing?

Yes

Do you think you have an infection after having a body piercing?

Yes

Do you know or think you need a tetanus shot?

Yes

Have you had symptoms of another illness in the several months since having a body piercing?

Yes

Do you have a body piercing that is not healing?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

Do you have any of the following symptoms?

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Last Updated: May 03, 2012
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