So, just as you’d care for an accidental wound to prevent an infection from developing, you must take care of a piercing too. One way to help your new piercing stay healthy is to soak it in a sea salt or saline mixture. Doing this can keep your wound clean and promote healing.
Then, is saline nasal spray safe for piercings?
Saline for contacts or products for nasal spray should not be used. Piercings may then be air dried or gently blotted dry with a single use lint-free paper towel or gauze.
Subsequently, does salt water heal piercing infections?
A warm compress can help the infection drain and relieve pain and swelling. Soaking the infection in a warm salt solution can also help the infection heal.
What can I use to clean my piercing if I don’t have sea salt?
You can use warm water and soap. Just keep it clean. Alcohol is ok too. If you want to use salt water that’s fine but not necessary.
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I bought this arm and hammer simply saline and have it on hand if I ever feel a slight infection coming on. I usually just spray a q-tip and wipe around the piercing. I swear by this for any piercings! It’s gentle, doesn’t sting, but VERY effective.
After showering, you will need to spray it with Wound Wash or Simply Saline to restore the natural Ph balance of the healing skin. … You can also use Wound Wash or Simply Saline if your piercing feels sore or irritated and to rinse away any build up around your piercing.