Contra-indications to Ear Piercing


Contra-Indications for ear piercing normally involve the client having a condition which means they might be prone to infection or slow to heal from any potential infections, a physical injury, or some kind of obstruction.


if you suffer from any of the following then medical advice should be sought before having your ears pierced.


Circulation disorders

High or low blood Pressure

History of thrombosis/embolism

Epilepsy (epileptics must be accompanied by someone if you are to pierce their ears)



Dysfunctions of the nervous system


Skin disorders


Bruises or recent haemorrhage or swelling

Scar tissue or keloids

Warts or moles (you may pierce through freckles)

Cuts, abrasions or recent operations