15 Myths People Believed About Getting Piercings That Are Fake

6Getting a piercing at an old age is bad

There are many people over the age of 40 who get piercings. They say that the pain is the same at over the age of 40 that it is around your teenage years. The time it takes for the puncture to heal depends on how well you take care of it regardless of your age. But, it is a bit faster at a younger age as your body is still developing.

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7Guns are better than needles

Guns can get blood on them during the puncture process which cannot be cleaned as a needle can. Unlike a hollow needle, the gun literally tears the tissue of the earlobe. Using the gun there is a higher chance of asymmetric piercing. There is a higher chance of getting hepatitis after using a gun for getting a piercing.

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8Piercings feel the same on any part of your body

This is false as different parts of your body will feel differently. The least painful spots that you can get your first piercing are the earlobes and belly button. A slightly more painful part is the eyebrows, lips, tongue, and the nostrils. The most painful parts are your private parts which have a ton of nerve endings.

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9Punctured tongues can cause speech issues

This is only true for a few days. Right after getting your new puncture your speech will be distorted for a few days. Once it is healed there is no significant difference in articulation skills. One thing most people need to know about is that puncturing your tongues can cause nerve damage and can also cause muscle issues.

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10Tongue piercings cannot damage teeth

This is false as tongue piercings can easily damage your teeth. People with tongue piercings have reported that they have chipped off their teeth because of it. Tongue piercings can easily damage your teeth as, after all, they are solid. These usually happen while eating or talking. The damages cannot be repaired and need to be shown to a dentist.

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