WONDER #1005: Does It Hurt To Get Your Ears Pierced?

Question 1 of 3

Pierced ears have been around for how long?

  1. thousands of years
  2. hundreds of years
  3. dozens of years
  4. 37 years

Question 2 of 3

Modern ear piercing is fairly painless because numbing agents are used to numb what part of the body?

  1. fingers
  2. hands
  3. earlobes
  4. feet

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is a way to prevent infections after getting your ears pierced?

  1. leaving the earrings in until your ears are healed
  2. keeping your ears clean
  3. both (A) and (B)
  4. neither (A) nor (B)

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