Swelling can be treated with over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications. A clean cloth or paper towel soaked in ice water may also provide some relief. If your swelling and pain gets worse instead of better, you should have it checked out by the piercer or a doctor.
Then, how do I get rid of the bump on my rook piercing?
If you aren’t experiencing severe symptoms, you may be able to use the following methods to treat your cartilage bump at home.
- You may need to change your jewelry. …
- Make sure you clean your piercing. …
- Cleanse with a saline or sea salt soak. …
- Use a chamomile compress. …
- Apply diluted tea tree oil.
- Wash your hands before touching or cleaning your piercing.
- Clean around the piercing with a saltwater rinse three times a day. …
- Don’t use alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, or antibiotic ointments. …
- Don’t remove the piercing. …
- Clean the piercing on both sides of your earlobe.
Likewise, how do I get rid of a bump on my piercing?
Treatment for piercing bumps
keeping piercing jewelry in, without changing or removing it, for at least 6 weeks. washing the hands before touching the piercing. washing the piercing with gentle soap and water once a day. twisting the jewelry inside the piercing a few times a day to keep the hole open.
How do you know if your rook piercing is rejecting?
Symptoms of piercing rejection
more of the jewelry becoming visible on the outside of the piercing. the piercing remaining sore, red, irritated, or dry after the first few days. the jewelry becoming visible under the skin. the piercing hole appearing to be getting larger.
Should I squeeze pus out of infected piercing?
If you suspect your piercing may be infected, don’t try to wait it out. This will prolong your discomfort and may lead to further complications. You should never try to drain pus or fluid from the infected area. This can make the infection worse.
How long does it take for a piercing bump to go away?
When to see your piercer
It can take several weeks to fully heal a nose piercing bump, but you should see improvement within 2 or 3 days of treatment. If you don’t, see your piercer.
Why does my piercing bump keep coming back?
tissue damage — if the piercing gets knocked or is removed too early. infection — if the piercing is done in unsanitary conditions or is not kept clean. an allergic reaction to the jewelry. trapped fluid creating a lump or bump.
Should I pop the bump on my piercing?
Can I pop my nose piercing bump? NO. With keloids and granulomas there’s nothing to pop ‘out’ of your bump. And with pustules, just because you think you’re a dab hand at popping pimples on your face, does not mean you should be popping pustules on your piercings.