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Piercings naturally tend to be a bit painful because it involves sticking a pointed object into the bare skin. Topical creams like Emla that contain lidocaine, or similar numbing ingredients, is sometimes applied to the ... More »

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BareEase is one type of numbing cream used for waxing. BareEase was created by an anesthesiologist to dull the pain associated with waxing, and it is commonly used for bikini waxes. More »

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Common over-the-counter numbing creams include methyl salicylate, lidocaine, benzocaine and tetracaine. The main ingredient in popular muscle rubs, methyl salicylate contains heating and cooling agents that warm and cool... More »

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The main advantage of a nose piercing is that they are simple piercings to have and they look beautiful; however, if not properly maintained, they can easily become infected, causing bleeding, pain and disfigurement. To ... More »

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Most lip piercings require a minimum of six to eight weeks to heal, and the original jewelry is best left in place during this time to promote healing, according to About.com. Some specialized lip piercings require up to... More »

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Pacific Body Jewelry and Piercing states that new tongue piercings should be cleaned once in the morning and once at night, as well as after anything besides water is ingested for at least seven days after the initial pi... More »

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Tongue piercings can be damaging to braces or impede their success. The piercing can hit the braces or teeth and break them, either during sleep or while speaking. A tongue piercing can also make the braces less effectiv... More »

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