We understand wanting piercings. You want them on your ears, your body, and your face. Unfortunately, sometimes our lifestyles – work, family, school – don't feel the same way. Even more unfortunately, sometimes we have to lose the argument.
Surgical steel is something of a mystery metal; there are roughly 450 different mixes that qualify as surgical steel. Pretty much all of them carry some content of nickel. Nickel is a known sensitizer (people become more sensitive through contact).