Piercings come with a certain amount of risk, such as the possibility of contracting a bacterial infection.
After obtaining a piercing, some people develop an abscess. Around the puncture, a pus-filled lump can form. This is a potentially dangerous adverse effect. There is a risk of sepsis or blood poisoning if not addressed.
Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that develops as a result of an infection. It has the potential to cause organ failure and death. The following are signs and symptoms of blood poisoning:
- chills with a high fever
- quick breathing rapid heart rate
- Because these regions contain more bacteria, infections are more common with
- mouth and nose piercings.
Body piercings also carry the following risks:
A keloid forms around the piercing site as a result of bleeding caused by a broken blood vessel.
With body piercings, there are extra dangers that are specific to the place.
Tongue piercings are a type of piercing that is done on the
A tongue piercing can harm your teeth and make it difficult for you to talk.
Furthermore, if your tongue swells as a result of the piercing, the enlargement may obstruct your airway. It will be more difficult to breathe as a result of this.
Piercings in the genital area
When it comes to urine and intercourse, a genital piercing might be painful. Complications are more likely if you have additional medical issues, such as:
allergies, particularly if you’ve ever had an anaphylactic reaction skin conditions like eczema or psoriasis a weakened immune system
If you have any of these conditions, consult a doctor before having a piercing.