You can gently treat the swollen area for a few minutes using an ice pack wrapped in a paper towel. A bump around a cheek or other oral piercing can be several things: Abscess (sometimes called a piercing blister), which is treated by cleaning the piercing site and applying a warm compress.
Accordingly, how do you make the swelling of a piercing go down?
Minor to moderate piercing swelling can be reduced by taking a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory, holding an ice pack against the area, or gently applying a sea salt solution to the wound a few times a week.
Just so, do cheek piercings ever heal?
Cheek piercing healing process
The cheek piercing usually takes around 8 – 12 weeks to heal, but it’s especially prone to complications, so be prepared for a vigilant healing period that may last much longer than 12 weeks.
What is an Ashley piercing?
As one of the few true lip piercings, the Ashley piercing consists of a single puncture through the center of the lower lip, exiting through the back of the lip into the mouth. … The Ashley piercing typically uses a labret stud with a dainty charm, ball, or gemstone sitting on the lower lip.
Swelling and inflammation: Days 4–10
The swelling tends to increase for several days after the piercing, and it may last for a week or slightly longer .
When to remove a piercing
If a new piercing is infected, it is best not to remove the earring. Removing the piercing can allow the wound to close, trapping the infection within the skin. For this reason, it is advisable not to remove an earring from an infected ear unless advised by a doctor or professional piercer.
Anti-inflammatories: OTC Ibuprofen or Naproxen Sodium (taken according to package directions) can help with swelling and pain associated with oral piercings.
Cheek piercings will scar. If you leave these in for more than, say, a few months; you will end up with scars. I mean, you’re essentially damaging the muscle in your cheeks, so it’s pretty permanent. They will look like dimples, but they will also look like scars.
Piercings of any type are Haram (forbidden) on Men, as adornment by jewellery is only allowed for women. And piercings will be a sort of “imitating” women. So no piercings for men.
The cheek is pierced with a 22 – 24 mm labret/barbell during the procedure. This will accommodate for swelling.
How much does the piercing usually cost? Back dimple piercings typically cost around $70 to $80 each. Jewelry isn’t always included in the cost, so you might need to factor in an extra $10 to $20 for each piece, depending on the material.
The cost of dimpleplasty varies, and it isn’t covered by medical insurance. On average, people spend about $1,500 on this procedure. If any complications occur, you can expect the overall cost to increase.