Body Piercing Problems - Preparing For Your Appointment
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
You can help your
health professional diagnose and treat your condition by being prepared to
answer the following questions:
- Who did the body piercing?
- When was
the piercing done?
- Where on the body was the body piercing
- What are your main symptoms? When did your symptoms start?
- Were sterile instruments and jewelry used?
- What type
of jewelry was inserted? What was the jewelry made of?
- Do you have
other body piercings? If so, did these piercings cause
- What home treatment measures have you used to clean or
treat the piercing site? Be sure to include any nonprescription ointments or
creams you have applied to the wound.
- What prescription and
nonprescription medicines do you take?
- When was your last
- Do you have any
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
September 07, 2010
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