The solo nipple piercing is just as popular — if not more popular — than getting both nipples pierced. Maria Tash says, “Most people elect to do one nipple piercing.” Although she adds that some come back at a later date to do the second, perhaps out of anxiety of getting them both done at once.
Considering this, what side do guys get their nipple pierced?
There is no particular meaning or significance to whether you get your left, right or both nipples pierced. Piercing the nipple can increase sensation and sensitivity, and some men do get pierced for this reason. Others merely enjoy the visual appearance, or the sense of customizing their body.
Keeping this in view, how does it feel to have your nipples pierced?
The jolt of pain felt from the act of puncturing the nipple only lasts a second or two. According to people who’ve had it done, it feels like a quick bite or pinch. Beyond that, you can expect your nipples to be pretty tender for the first two or three days.
How long after nipple piercing can they be played with?
Ideally you should wait until your nipples are fully healed before doing any type of nipple play. It is important to wait through the entirety of the healing process because until 9-12 months your body has not finished developing fistulas. This means that you have a higher risk for ripping or tearing the piercing.
Nipple Piercings Hurt. Obviously. Dowdell says this is one of the more painful piercings in existence, because men have lots of nerve endings in the nipples and therefore heightened sensitivity. However, the pain ends once the piercing is done—assuming your piercer is a pro.
The 5 Piercings That Look Great on Any Guy
- Helix Piercing. Similar in reasoning to the earlobes, the Helix is located in the upper cartilage and is a piercing that looks great on guys! …
- Nose Piercing. The nose piercing is becoming more and more popular amongst guys going under the needle. …
- Eyebrow Piercing. …
- Nipple Piercing.
If revealing your piercings during travel is unacceptable, wear nonmetallic jewelry. Quality metal body jewelry is non-ferromagnetic and will not set off the large walk-through metal detectors. … You can still wear your metal piercing jewelry when you travel, and the TSA will not ask you to remove them.
Potential risks include infections (or even breast abscess formation), nerve damage, bleeding, hematoma (a blood-filled cyst), allergic reactions, nipple cysts, and keloid scarring (raised, red scarring). Unfortunately, nipple piercing is also associated with hepatitis B and hepatitis C infection, and even HIV.
Tight clothes can also rub against and irritate the piercing, which can be painful and damage the piercing. Wear thick cotton clothes or sports/padded bras at night or during physical activity. This can help keep the piercing still and protect it from snagging on blankets or fabrics in bed.