Navel piercing - possible problems

January 7, 2013

 navel piercing problems
 Navel piercing - one of the most popular types of body piercing among men and women. Most people after the procedure does not pose any problems - a puncture heals quickly and painlessly. However, in some cases there may be problems.


Infection of the puncture area

The risk of infection increases the following factors:

  • Malnutrition;
  • Obesity;
  • Previous surgeries in the navel;
  • Alcohol abuse;
  • Drug use;
  • Smoking;
  • Receiving drugs such as anticoagulants (aspirin, heparin and warfarin), corticosteroids (such as prednisone), drugs to prevent transplant rejection, chemotherapy drugs;
  • Anemia;
  • Eating disorders such as anorexia Anorexia nervosa - symptoms and effects on the body  Anorexia nervosa - symptoms and effects on the body
   or bulimia;
  • Autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus;
  • Blood disorders such as hemophilia or von Willebrand disease;
  • Cancer;
  • Infringement of blood circulation caused by, for example, venous insufficiency or peripheral arterial disease;
  • Diabetes;
  • Cardiovascular diseases;
  • HIV;
  • Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura;
  • Kidney disease;
  • Liver disease;
  • Multiple sclerosis;
  • Osteoarthritis;
  • Osteomyelitis;
  • Rheumatoid arthritis Arthritis - a variety of forms and complications  Arthritis - a variety of forms and complications
  • Sickle-cell anemia.
  • Rupture of the skin, which can result in scarring;
  • The problems associated with the used decoration, including an allergy to metal. Make sure that you use jewelry made specifically for navel piercing Navel piercing - only for the most distinguished  Navel piercing - only for the most distinguished
 . The most common allergen is nickel metal. Wearing nickel in a bunch of decorations should not even after a puncture heals. The fresh piercings, you can insert decorations of medical stainless steel, platinum, niobium, titanium and gold, 585, or 750.
  • Skin irritation due to the fact that the earring at the navel constantly touches clothes or bed sheets. Because of this navel piercing to heal for a long time, and there is an increased risk of recurrent infections. You can solve this by dressing as small as possible, although there is no guarantee that it will not engage, for example, large-knitted woolen clothing.
  • When using non-sterile instruments are at risk of contracting the potentially deadly disease. Most often in the salons, where they make a navel piercing, transmitted hepatitis B and C. There is also likely to be infected with tuberculosis, syphilis and HIV. In rare cases, a gross violation of sanitary norms can lead to blood poisoning, or sepsis.


Home Care

When most of the problems after navel piercing quite proper home care.

  • Stop the bleeding, holding the puncture site clean cloth.
  • To reduce swelling and bruising, apply cold objects or ice wrapped in a towel. Never apply ice directly to the skin - it can cause tissue damage.
  • If the puncture festers, or constantly oozing blood, wash it with antibacterial soap and plenty of warm water 3-4 times a day, for five minutes. (When the wound is healing normally, only two washings per day).
  • Two days later after you have made a navel piercing, start applying to the site of the puncture cloth soaked in warm water for 20 minutes 2-4 times a day. It stimulates blood circulation, thereby reducing the risk of infection.
  • If the skin in the area of ​​the puncture flushed or had other signs of infection, remove the jewelry, rinse thoroughly and navel. Do not wear jewelery a couple of days, carefully looking after a puncture. To relieve pain and reduce inflammation, you can take ibuprofen Ibuprofen: anti-inflammatory drug  Ibuprofen: anti-inflammatory drug
 , Naproxen, acetaminophen or aspirin. If within 48 hours does not get better, see your doctor.

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Laser hair removal upper lip: a flawless face

December 27, 2012

 laser hair removal upper lip
 Laser hair removal upper lip (removal of antennae) is a classic requirement of female patients. Despite the fact that a person is considered to be difficult to operate the laser (the hair is very thin), the hair on the upper lip relatively susceptible to laser hair removal. Important points to be clarified: laser hair removal in the area will require multiple sessions with an interval of about one month. Total to achieve good results may take from 6 to 10 sessions, after which the hair cease to grow.

 Laser hair removal upper lip: a flawless face

The hair on the upper lip

The hair on the upper lip are characterized by thinness and low concentrations of melanin. Like other facial hair, they require little more laser treatment procedures than pigmented hair located on other parts of the body. To achieve the effect you need 6 to 8 sessions of laser hair removal (sometimes more). The cycle of hair growth in this area is strengthened, so the beginning of the course between sessions need to take a break of 3-4 weeks.

Before epilation Estheticians must warn patients that not all areas of the upper lip are treated in the same mode. The hair in the middle of normally rapidly removed, while the lateral zones may take longer. It is also important to convince patients not to shave, so as not to encourage their active growth, otherwise the duration of the course will only increase.

Finally, a good efficiency of the laser on the upper lip proved if treatment occurs in perimenopause, that is, remove the hair is much easier if they have not yet begun to turn gray.

The efficiency of the laser is shown in the following:

  • the hair becomes thinner (and therefore more difficult to be processed)
  • hair become brighter (and also more difficult to remove)
  • the hair does not grow so quickly and become more rare.

Laser hair removal upper lip can be an additional method used, together with a cream that slows down hair growth.

 Laser hair removal upper lip: a flawless face

Safety measures

Basic safety precautions are to make a patient's medical history: Do you have a bleeding disorder, difficulty with wound healing, local viral infections, diabetes Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease  Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease
 Not whether it accepts the photosensitizing drugs, whether there is on the face tan. This makes laser hair removal Hair removal: perfect skin without hair  Hair removal: perfect skin without hair
   less effective. The doctor asks, did you recently patient depilation Waxing: the easy way to beauty  Waxing: the easy way to beauty
   waxing, plucking hairs with tweezers. A recent bleaching hair makes laser hair removal less effective.

The specialist must ensure that the patient does not have permanent makeup. If it is, then we must take care to protect it during epilation, avoid touching the laser lips zone. Otherwise there is a risk of discoloration of the pigment. Also, before epilation detect the presence of foundation Tone Cream: a pledge perfect makeup  Tone Cream: a pledge perfect makeup
   and any other cosmetics which has to be removed before a session laser hair removal.

If the patient has a history of illness herpes, the doctor should appoint premedication with an antiviral medication to prevent the virus impetus to the development of laser processing. This is done in two to four days prior to the procedure, the treatment may be in the form of a cream or tablets.

 Laser hair removal upper lip: a flawless face

Equipment hair removal

Technique upper lip laser hair removal does not pose any difficulties. The area is not perfectly flat, so care specialist is to take the best possible position to achieve the best results. Eyes beautician and the patient be protected from damage by means of laser protective eyewear. Particular attention is paid to the teeth: Patients have to close the mouth while the work laser beam, so that he did not touch the tooth enamel and do not hurt her.

After a session of laser hair removal is sometimes applied cream with corticosteroids, which should reduce the risk of inflammation, which is especially important for women with dark skin. Also, after the laser treatment is applied soothing cream.

Within about one to three hours of the treatment area is red. Large thick hair can curl up at the follicle, and it will take about a week to snatch it completely, which is also a beautician, aestheticians must warn the patient.

After laser hair removal upper lip:

  • should not be exposed to direct sunlight for three weeks or longer.
  • should be used in the area of ​​hair removal cream that protects from the sun with an SPF higher than 50 (if the time of year the sun)
  • for two or three weeks you can not use exfoliating scrubs and other means on the upper lip.
  • limit physical activity, so as not to irritate the skin sweat secretions.
  • use healing soothing cream for a few days after the procedure.

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