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Urgently need replies !! Piercings & surgery

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by samowen268, Jan 7, 2019.

  1. samowen268

    samowen268 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I know this is not the place to be asking something diabetes unrelated so I apologise if this is not appropriate but I need help!

    I have a lip piercing and in the morning I have a surgery to get multiple tooth extractions under general anaesthetic. The piercer must have screwed the ball on too tight because I have never been able to get it off! I completely forgot I had to until tonight and now I’m panicking, I have tried every suggestion, steaming it, twisting it, pliers, butter etc!!

    Nothing has worked. If I turn up at the hospital and explain I have taken all of my jewellery out but can’t get this out, will they be able to remove it for me? I don’t care if they break it off, I just want it gone! Wondering if they will refuse me treatment? Sorry to go in just need some advice,

    Thank you for any help!!
  2. alphabeta

    alphabeta Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    No idea! But I'm going to bump your post.
  3. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    A quick snip with wire cutters will do the trick...
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    #3 Tipetoo, Jan 7, 2019 at 8:09 PM
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2019
  4. zauberflote

    zauberflote Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I’m with Tipetoo. Good luck with your surgery and recovery!
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