The piercing site may also be tender to touch. There might be a few spots of blood at the piercing site. During Healing: You may note some itching at the site. You may note whitish-yellow fluid that is not pus.
Also to know is, should I twist my ear lobe piercing?
You shouldn’t twist any piercing. You should leave them alone and let your body heal them. Your body is better at it than you are. Your flesh is not going to adhere to the stud, you don’t need to break up the crust.
Simply so, when can you change a lobe piercing?
Can I change my earring after 2 weeks?
Changing the earrings on your newly pierced ears too soon increases your chances of exposing the piercing to infections, causing irritation and even rejection of the new earrings. You should change your freshly pierced ears after at least 6 weeks so that the density and type of tissues in ear lobes heal completely.
To help speed up the healing process, Bubbers recommends wearing earrings made of implant-grade metal so your body will form a healed layer around the metal. You also should avoid going any longer than 24 hours without wearing earrings for the first six months of a new piercing to prevent the hole from closing.
Crusting after body piercing is perfectly normal—this is just the result of your body trying to heal itself. 1? Dead blood cells and plasma make their way to the surface and then dry when exposed to air. While perfectly normal, these crusties do need to be cleaned carefully and thoroughly whenever you notice them.
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.
While your piercing is healing, try not to touch it except when you‘re cleaning it and always wash your hands thoroughly before cleansing. There’s no reason to rotate your piercing. You could damage the delicate, healing skin by rotating the jewelry.
Apply a warm compress or do a sea salt soak
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.
But what is “ear cheese“? “Ear cheese” is a natural part of having pierced ears and it’s caused by a build-up of oil and dead skin cells you’ve shed.
Lobe Piercing: With standard aftercare lotion it is usually necessary to wait 6 weeks before changing your earrings. With Rapid Lotion you can usually change your earring after 3 weeks. Cartilage Piercing: For cartilage you will need to leave your piercing earring in for at least 12 weeks.
You should not be removing your earrings for at least 6 weeks after getting your ears pierced. This will allow your ears to become accustomed to the metal that has been pierced through them. Changing the earrings so soon could cause inflammation, irritation, and possibly an infection if the new jewelry is not clean.
Don’t take your earrings out too early! They will close rather rapidly. Leave earrings in for 6-8 weeks, giving your ears time to heal.