The Worst Celebrity Health Role Models

Unregulated diet pills, illegal drugs, excessive plastic surgery -- a wrap-up of some of the unhealthiest celeb-endorsed products and practices (20 Photos)

Leslie Goldman on Sep 7, 2010 at 8:21PM

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The Worst Celebrity Health Role Models

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Christina Aguilera

The vice: Piercings

Aguilera is known for her piercing voice, but rumor has it that the recent divorcée had been pierced herself nearly a dozen times, including in her nose, nipples and clitoris. Fans of genital piercings claim they produce multiple effortless orgasms, but Melissa M. Goist, MD, assistant professor obstetrics and gynecology at The Ohio State University Medical Center, said risks include bleeding or hematoma (when blood collects and pools under the skin), scarring, even nerve damage. We just hope the chanteuse practices excellent hygiene: Goist says genital piercings are prone to infection.

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