15-year-old girl ended up in intensive care after tongue piercing.
15-year-old girl ended up in intensive care after tongue piercing
Meanwhile, the popularity of piercing among teenagers is growing year by year. How dangerous is this procedure for he alth? New York-based Venus salon owner Maria Tash says she would never pierce a 15-year-old girl. In their salon, persons under 18 come only accompanied by their parents.
"Bleeding from a piercing is rare," says Tash. - In all my 16 years, I do not remember this. But they happen. Most of my clients don't bleed at all. And the tongue heals in a month. This is six times faster than healing after a navel piercing.”
Most often, teenagers are at risk of catching an infection during a piercing. Experts advise to carefully approach the choice of the institution in which the puncture will be carried out. Unfortunately, most often teenagers go for piercing secretly from their parents, and in this case, for them, the issue of not the quality of the procedure, but its cost comes to the fore.