Nipple piercing is a completely innovative discovery. Piercing was a fashionable phenomenon a few centuries ago. For many decades, some tribes used such transformations of their bodies for various ritual actions. Ancient Rome introduced Caesar's personal protection for nipple piercings; it was fashionable at the time and served as a symbol of the bravery, courage and valor of the warriors. During the reign of the Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, Victoria, piercing was used to improve the shape of the female breast and was especially popular with the ladies of secular society.

The procedure poses no difficulty, but nevertheless involves certain risks.

Nipple piercing process

Before the piercing begins, the nipples are brought into a state of excitement by means of a reduced temperature; they mark the future passage of the needle on their surface. Then the tender body is pierced. It is very important to observe the following requirement - the puncture channel should not move. With the displacement, certain problems will begin. The whole point is in the individual characteristics of the breast: excessively small or retracted nipples cause difficulty in piercing, and sometimes even the impossibility of performing such a procedure. But with large nipples there are no difficulties, and the correct puncture of the nipple will not allow the accessory to move.

Body piercing

Puncture of the female nipple is horizontal and vertical. It depends on the type of decoration used. It is necessary to take into account the professional qualities of the master, because a poor-quality puncture can be painful, have a curvature and lead to infection or change the shape of the nipple.

Piercing Accessories

Ornaments for nipples of women have a diameter of 1.6 mm or more. For men's accessories recommended diameter over 2.4 mm. So-called bars or rings are often used as decorations. More popular is the product that keeps the nipple in an excited state. Refined accessories can be bought at specialized points of sale. It is recommended to pay attention to the accessories of certain world brands, which are made of quality materials. The best option is to use jewelry produced in European countries, preferably titanium, implantanium, zirconium or a surgical metal. Poor quality jewelry may be corrosive or cause nipple infection.


Contraindications for piercing include the following:

  • serious pathology of internal organs;
  • blood disorders;
  • skin diseases;
  • the period of exacerbation of diseases in the chronic form;
  • diabetes;
  • reduced immunity;
  • allergic reaction to metals.

Puncture nipple: care

A recently performed piercing is nothing more than an ordinary wound in the nipple, which heals slowly and is capable of infection under certain conditions. Proper care is required during the entire period of piercing.

The nipple puncture in girls is regenerated over several months, however, the maximum care is carried out in the first few weeks until the canal is fully formed.

The puncture site is washed with an antiseptic solution 2 times a day, and after bathing, and each walk along the street. It is recommended for five days after the procedure to carry out compresses with an antiseptic solution. For this purpose, it is necessary to stick a cotton pad to the medical plaster and moisten with a solution. Such a disc is glued directly to the nipple. Compress should be replaced at intervals of 3 times a day and worn throughout the day and removed only before the bathing procedure. If you do not want to wear around the clock, you must repeatedly apply the disc for 15 minutes and overnight.

When taking care of a puncture, use antiseptic preparations (“Chlorhexidine”, “Miramistin”, etc.) or antibiotic ointments. Even with full healing of the nipple, the procedure of washing with an antiseptic solution should be carried out 2 times a month.

Likely complications and their removal

The most characteristic symptom of nipple infection will be a painful sensation, burning sensation and itching, the presence of discharge with a yellowish-greenish tint. In this case, the nipple puncture must be treated not only with an antiseptic solution (for example, “Chlorhexidine”), but also with antibiotic ointment, observing the requirements of the instructions for the preparation. If you have more serious problems, you should immediately contact the master or a doctor.


We present a list of recommendations, the observance of which can turn the piercing into a modern decoration of the human body:

  • It is forbidden to change the accessory until complete healing. Avoid turning and turning it to avoid secondary infection of the wound.
  • After taking a bath or shower, make antiseptic compresses.
  • A puncture is forbidden to steam out, therefore, until complete healing of the sauna and bath are postponed.
  • In the reservoirs should not swim.
  • It is forbidden to visit the solarium and insolation (tanning process).
  • To prevent additional injury to the puncture zone, therefore, it is necessary to wear comfortable clothes and sleep at night on the back or side.

Implications of body piercing

After such a procedure as nipple puncture (the photo is shown above), various kinds of discharge may appear. This symptom indicates the accession of the infectious agent to the puncture site. In the absence of a painful sensation at the time of discharge from punctures, one should not be upset; it is just necessary to continue the treatment with either “Chlorhexidine” or some other antiseptic. In the case of pain, and if the treatment does not give any results, the decoration should be removed until the canal is completely healed. You should not risk your health.

Women (girls) are required to pay special attention to the puncture of the nipple and the subsequent care of him. A poorly performed procedure or irregular treatments can lead to future problems when breastfeeding a child.

What will a nipple puncture give you? Reviews piercing owners in this case is extremely controversial. It is believed that piercing can help with feeding a baby with flat nipples. But also the piercing can give great trouble to women during the period of breastfeeding, so you should remove the accessory a few months before the start of feeding to heal the canal.

The goals of perforation are different, however, all young people with a perforation of the nipples indicate a qualitative change in sexual relations.