Most people can tell their piercing has healed when there is no redness, the tissue feels normal in the area of the piercing and the normal healing discharge (crust that gathers on the jewelry) has subsided,” he said. “A piercing becoming permanent, where jewelry can be removed for hours or days, is never guaranteed.”
Thereof, how can I make my ear piercing heal faster?
USE WARM SEA SALT WATER (SALINE) SOAKS – MORNING AND EVENING
Soaking your piercing with a warm, mild sea salt water solution will not only feel good, it will also help prevent infection, reduce the risk of scarring, and speed the healing of your piercing.
In this regard, how long are ears sore after piercing?
First 1-3 Days: There might be some mild bruising and mild swelling. 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.
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.
|Pierced Body Part:||Healing Time:|
|Tongue||4 to 6 weeks|
|Lip||2 to 3 months|
|Nipple||6 weeks to 6 months|
Earlobe piercings are the quickest to heal. … Cartilage piercings elsewhere on your ear will take longer to heal. It may take up to 6 months or even 1 year before a helix or tragus piercing is fully healed.
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.
So, follow these steps:
- Apply an antibiotic ointment to the piercing site twice a day using a cotton pad.
- Rotate the earring twice daily.
- Do not remove or change the earring for the first 4–6 weeks.
With Rapid ™After Care 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.
Premature Earring Removal
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.
Touching your ear
Also, never twist the bar in the ear while the piercing is healing, just let it do its thing. And if you’re finding it tricky not to sleep on the pierced side, use a travel pillow! ‘
Piercings are a common cause of swelling in the earlobes. A new piercing is an open wound, and swelling is part of the body’s natural reaction to any damage. Most people who get their ears pierced will notice pain and swelling for up to a week, sometimes more.
Our piercings are safe, simple and gentle. Claire’s ear piercing system requires no needles and are held to the highest hygiene standards. Our equipment is sanitized before and after every use and the instrument itself does not come into contact with the ear at any time.