You can purchase a water-resistant bandage to cover your piercing during swimming activities. If you’re worried about a bandage falling off, opt for a swimming cap or waterproof band that covers the ears. Whatever you choose, make sure your ear piercing is completely covered so that water does not get inside.
In respect to this, can chlorine infect a piercing?
Germs can survive in a chlorinated pool for days and contaminated water can enter the body causing infection. Children’s ear piercings are much more sensitive and we understand the importance of your child’s swimming lessons, just make sure you use the Band-Aid trick and are following all aftercare instructions!
Additionally, can you shower the day you get your ears pierced?
Yes, you should be fine, just try not to submerge your ears. If they do get wet, make sure you clean the piercing and dry it thoroughly afterwards.
How long do you have to wait to go swimming after ear piercing?
How long can you swim after ear piercing?
Can you swim with new piercings?
Swimming with a New Piercing
If you‘ve just gotten a new piercing, you should avoid getting the piercing wet until the outer skin has completely healed. … If you immediately jump into a swimming pool with a new piercing you can prevent the wound from healing due to irritation and potential infection.
How do you sleep with a newly pierced ear?
If you have a new ear piercing, a thinner travel pillow works great to keep pressure off while you’re sleeping. If you don’t have a travel pillow you can roll a clean cotton T-shirt or sheet up and place it around the ear so that when you lay on your side, there’s no direct pressure on your ear.
How long does it take an ear piercing to heal?
There are different types of tissue in different parts of your ear, so how long it takes to heal depends on your body and the place you’ve pierced. Earlobes usually take 6-8 weeks. If you pierce the cartilage on the side of your ear, it can take 4 months to a year. Ask your piercing professional for an estimate.