Considering this, how small can your nipples be to get them pierced? After nipple piercings are healed, rings can sometimes be worn, but they must be large enough to not unnecessarily distort the piercing. For men, this usually means at least a 1/2? minimum diameter. For women, this means 5/8? or larger.
Likewise, people ask, can I get my nipples pierced if I have flat nipples?
Most of the time, yes! The curved needle gives the piercer better access through the nipple, and the curved barbell will help keep the nipple out during healing. … If you have flat nipples, but it stands out enough when erect, then you should be able to get it pierced.
Furthermore, should I pick the crust off my piercing?
After the first few days your body will excrete lymph as it begins to form the fistula inside your piercing. This lymph ‘crust‘ will likely collect on the jewelry or around the piercing. Do not pick at it. Piercings do tend to swell slightly — some more than others — during healing.
Why you should not pierce your nipples?
Infections can happen well after you get your nipple or areola, the darker ring around the nipple, pierced. Like any other body piercing, unsterilized equipment can put you at risk for infection with blood-borne diseases like HIV, hepatitis B or C, or tetanus.