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Ear Piercing Risks

Drilling Down on Body Piercing Health Issues

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 07.21.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

While I offer no moral nor aesthetic judgment to would-be piercers, they should just be aware that today's trendy practices change in a blink. And while most piercings will close over time, there are medical risks.

Study Highlights Possible Risks Of Body Piercings

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 02.21.2012 | Healthy Living

More than a third of the U.S. population have their ears pierced -- with about one in seven people having a piercing somewhere other than the ear lobe...