Piercings are an extremely common accessory, but can often result in infections if they are not placed in an ideal location, done by a trained professional or not cared for properly. Joel Schlessinger MD created this video to offer his advice on where to get piercings, how to pick a proper establishment and how making the wrong choices can cause big problems.

First and foremost, Joel Schlessinger MD advises that you do not get a piercing in an area that constantly comes in contact with bacteria. He also explains why it is important to make sure the establishment and individual offering the procedure are not only professional, but educated on the process. For more information on piercings, take a look at this video by Joel Schlessinger MD.

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Posted Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 11:45 am
Filed Under Category: Dermatology, Skin Care, Skin Care Myths, YouTube
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