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    amisfitlife
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    i am sort of a newbie to piercings. Had an eyebrow piercing but it was years ago.
    Wanting to get another piercing. Not sure where yet. I am wanting to start put with the smallest gauge piercing but can’t remember how the gauge size runs. What would be the smallest?

    #100001265
    myka
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    The smallest anyone will normally do is 18G for earlobes usually when guns are used, 16-14G for most other piercings, and 12G or bigger for most genital piercings. The higher the number, the smaller the thickness. It’s definitely best to get whatever the piercer recommends, and only ask to change if you want it thicker. Depending on where your piercing placement is, there’s a not-fun thing called the cheese cutter effect, which is when the piercing is too thin and the movement of it starts wearing away your skin (It technically doesn’t “cut” it and it sounds worse than it is, but over time it starts to wear through the skin and at some point there will be no more skin to wear through).

    What’s on your shortlist for new piercings that you want?

    #100001648
    Andy72
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    I just got a 10g piercing the other day and aside from the initial soreness, it feels really comfortable. It was recommended by the piercer to have that size due to the type of piercing I had done

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    cr3py
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    Hi i just got a PA about 3 weeks ago. being a newbie i didnt know too much about gauges. they did it at 14 gauge. I need to be at a 8 gauge for wifes chastity requirements. i have a few questions.
    When can i gauge up?
    can i skip gauges between sizes?
    how long will it take to get to an 8?

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