8.  Health Risks
Most important to discuss with your kids are the very serious health risks that can arise from piercing. From infection to hepatitis and tetanus, a shoddy piercing job predicated on a teen-aged impulse, could, in fact, turn a person’s bill of health upside down. Make sure your child sees that although it may seem innocent, superficial and popular, piercing still comes with perils that should not be ignored. And certainly ensure they are up-to-date on vaccinations.

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