Body Piercing Problems - Check Your Symptoms

Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:

  • You lose feeling in the area near the piercing, or it feels numb or tingly.
  • The skin near the piercing turns pale or cool.
  • The pierced area starts to bleed, and blood soaks through the bandage. Oozing small amounts of blood is normal.

Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:

  • Your symptoms are getting worse.
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