Why do women wear nose rings
Nose rings are often considered to be a feminine adornment. In several ancient Asian communities they are also a matrimonial symbol for the fairer sex. They are referred to as baths and were worn by married women of rural and sometimes tribal communities. The process of nose piercing
Nose piercings and nose rings: Is it a sign of subjugation in the Eastern world and a victim of judgmental attitudes in the Western world
In a male chauvinistic, patriarchal society of Asian culture many sociologists believe that nose rings were just another excuse for inflicting pain in the form of crude nose piercings on the female sex and putting the same behind unnecessary shackles, under the disguise of adornment and ornamentation.
Subsequently piercings and nose rings gained popularity in the Western countries with the advent of Punk Culture. The rigid elements of the society began to look down upon teenagers with nose piercings and tattoos which also became a illogically associated with alcoholism and drug abuse. It was an unstated assumption made by the elderly people of the society that any teenager or adolescent with nose rings and tattoos would inevitably indulge in alcoholism and substance abuse. However with a shift in attitude, nowadays nose piercings and rings are gaining acceptability even in schools and work places all across the globe.
Infection related to Nose Piercings and Rings
Nose piercing does not involve a mutilation of the skin, but that of the cartilage underneath it. This makes nose piercings vulnerable to bacterial infections and prolongs the relative healing period. Some common symptoms of an infected nose include excessive pain, undue bleeding, and formation of pus and visible redness of skin.