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Can I get disease from a navel piercing that was not done professionally?

one month ago i let my friend pierced my belly button. she clean all the tools before piercing me. i know it was stupid of me but i am a teenager and i make mistake. i wanna know if i should be worry about any disease. my piercing is not infected. i...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...My main concern is whether you saw a clean needle was taken out of a package for the piercing. If not, you should go to your primary care doctor and tell him/her about this incident. Read more »

Confusing data/ $75 question

I will donate $75 proudly to your great foundation! I just need words of advice. On the internet... Read more »

Hep C and transmission through lip piercing

Does having a healed lip piercing increase the risk of sexual transmission to a partner if the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Warning Over the Dangers of Body Piercing

... Over the warmer months in Australia, doctors anticipate the usual seasonal spike in piercing-related infections, and now they are offering advice on how to avoid them. Less-than-sterile conditions can lead to the spread Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...is passed from one person to another are: Unprotected/unsafe sex (no condoms) Re-using and sharing needles (for drug use, piercing, and tattooing) Mother-to-child (during pregnancy, delivery, or from infected breast milk) How Can HIV Be... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

...they enter prison. HIV risk behaviors often continue inside the institution. These include injecting drug use, tattooing, body piercing, and consensual and nonconsensual sexual activities. The lack of sterile drug paraphernalia leads to needle... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...transmission of HIV and other blood-borne infections in their settings. If you are considering getting a tattoo or having your body pierced, ask staff at the establishment what procedures they use to prevent the spread of HIV and other... Read more »
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Body piercing!?!?

Posted by dotman32, 5 Replies
...Maybe a stupid question. Wondering if people have thoughts about how wise it is to get a new piercing. I have 2 already .. interested in a 3rd .. but concerned about the risk of infection & activating the immune system. Read more »

DUDA PIERCING

Posted by COMO, 2 Replies
...hola!!! bueno compis, tengo una duda. hace como 1 ao me puse 1 piercing en el lbulo de la oreja. me lo puse en 1 joyeria (no era una tienda de piercings como tal), y me lo pusieron con una pistola Read more »

What are my chances

Posted by Franek, 1 Reply
...Incall and outcall. I'm thinking high risk. She maintins she's negative. Full STD/STI check 31 Dec (day 28) (HIV1&2 by ELISA, unknown generation) Positive for Chlamydia (now treated, was bloody painful 4.5 weeks post exposure) Negative... Read more »

Por favor, ayudenme

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...conjuntamente, pero tambien he leido que esta es una enfermedad asintomatica. Bueno a la semana 11 he ido a realizarme un test Elisa aqui en Espaa y cuando recoja el positivo, no se que hare la verdad ,no creo q tenga una mente tan fuerte para... Read more »