How do I stop my piercing from itching?

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Thereof, is an itchy piercing a sign of healing?

Yes, piercings can in fact itch when the healing process is underway. It may seem counter-intuitive, but the itching is a good sign as it denotes that the healing is progressing in a healthy and natural way.

Secondly, how do I know if my tragus piercing is infected? You should also see your piercer if you experience any of the following symptoms of infection:

  1. swelling that lasts longer than 48 hours.
  2. an uncomfortable and persistent warmness.
  3. ongoing inflammation and redness at the site.
  4. severe pain.
  5. excessive bleeding, with or without pus.

Keeping this in view, should I twist my tragus piercing?

Tragus Piercing Aftercare

During the entire healing period you want to avoid rotating the jewelry. This is because if it scabs rotating the jewelry will rip that scab and disrupt the healing process. You should avoid sleeping on the piercing if possible and try not to hit or knock it with a brush or hand.

Is it normal for a new septum piercing to itch?

There could be a few reasons why, if it is just itching it is probably your body simply trying to heal itself. It can also be how you are cleaning it. Are you using the sea salt solution to clean it, cause this can cause some itching. Make sure the sea salt is completely dissolved before using it.

Why is my piercing black?

The cause of a gray or black piercing hole is usually jewelry made with improper or inferior metals that turn your skin black, gray, bluish-gray, or grayish-black in color. “Argyria” is the proper term for this condition caused by exposure to silver or silver compounds. … This oxidization is what causes the gray stain.

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