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No professional body piercer is going to let you use alcohol to clean your piercing, it's too hard on the piercing and kills the new tissue trying to form. Follow the written aftercare instructions your professional body piercer provided you with during your piercing.

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Q: Is it bad to use rubbing alcohol to clean a lip piercing?
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