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For Teens: Body Piercing

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http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_body/skin_stuff/body_piercing_safe.html#  External Links Disclaimer Logo

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The Nemours Foundation

Description

If you're thinking about getting pierced, do your research first. If you're under 18, some places won't allow you to get a piercing without a parent's consent. It's a good idea to find out what risks are involved and how best to protect yourself from infections and other complications.

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Review Date

10/6/2012