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Why helix piercings are one of the most common types to get infected and how to keep yours clean

Why helix piercings are one of the most common types to get infected and how to keep yours clean
Posted by Dr. Robert Levine on March 2, 2022

The helix piercing — which is made on the upper or outer cartilage of the ear — has become an increasingly trendy choice, but has one of the highest rates of infection of any body piercings. Suzanne Friedler, MD, a board-certified dermatologist comments on this.

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