The specific pain from a lip piercing will vary person to person based on different factors. Piercings are painful, regardless of where on the body they are, as piercing creates a puncture wound. More »

Lip piercings do hurt, but many find that their lip piercings hurt a lot less than they expected. Once the piercer has clamped the lip, he swiftly pierces the lip, causing a short, sharp sensation that is followed by the... More » has dedicated a page to body modification, including lip piercings. In the piercing section of the page, choose facial piercings and explore the Labrets and Lowbrets and Medusa/Philtrum links, which discuss spe... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Piercing
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Lip piercings generally close up quickly, the precise length of time largely depends on how long the lip has been pierced. If the piercing was done within the last 6 months, it can close in as quickly as a few hours. If ... More »

There are many signs of an infection from lip piercing such as swelling, redness, scabbing, tenderness, foul discharge with pus, inflammation, swollen lymph nodes in the neck and bleeding. Lip piercing infection can spre... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Piercing