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There are many venues that do professional piercings for the nose as well as other body parts like the ear, eyebrow, tongue and lip. Some tattoo parlors may also offer a piercing service.


In America, most states have laws that restrict piercings to those aged 18 or over. It may be possible to be pierced with a parent's permission but that is dependent on the establishment and on the local and state laws.


Nostril piercings, located on the outside area of the nose between the cheeks and nose tip, generally heal completely in two to four months. Septum piercings pierce through cartilage and take longer to heal but generally close in six to eight months.


After washing your hands thoroughly, clean the area of a nose piercing twice daily using a diluted antibacterial soap solution and a cotton swab. Clean the nose jewelry by soaking it in a salt bath.


A nose piercing hurts more when compared to other body piercings, including ear piercings. A nose piercing involves inserting a sterile needle through a nostril or through the septum, both of which are made of cartilage.


Side effects of nose piercing may include infections, perichondritis and the formation of a septal hematoma, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Additionally, nose piercings can fall out easily and the person with the piercing may be at risk of swallowing or choking on it.


In Western culture, which side of the nose that's pierced has to do largely with personal preference, while in traditional nose-piercing societies, such as India and Nepal, the left nostril is typically pierced. A symbol of social standing and marriage, piercing the left nostril is thought to ease c


A woman may choose to get either nostril pierced. Piercing placement is a decision based on personal preference and aesthetics. There is no medical reason to favor one nostril over the other.


Sebaceous cysts, infections, keloids and pyogenic granuloma can all cause a bump on the nose next to a piercing, according to About.com and the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Because the inner nasal cavity is home to harmful bacteria and is unable to be sterilized before piercing, nose piercings


Some of the common piercing places on the body are the ears, nose, eyebrows, lips, tongue and navel, according to Love To Know Tattoos. The most popular piercing locations are the ears. Many tattoo shops and retail jewelry chains offer professional ear-piercing services as well as other types of pie