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…but think twice before you pierce your nipples. I know, Rihanna and Kendall Jenner make it look cool… But your risk of painful abscesses and infections will go up TEN-FOLD, according to the University of Iowa.
That’s not all. According to dermatologist Dr. Bruce Katz, even if you don’t get pus-filled infections – you may have a metal allergy, and develop a severe rash – on your breasts.
Another problem: Nipple piercings block your milk ducts. If you hope to breastfeed in the future, skip it. And if the piecing place doesn’t follow strict hygiene standards, you could wind up with hepatitis B or C. Nipple piercings don’t sound so cool now, do they?