While the most tender and painful part of healing should be over in around 1-3 weeks, septum piercings take around 6 to 8 months to completely heal, and you can change the jewellery in 6 to 8 weeks providing it’s well-healed.
Additionally, will my septum close if I take it out?
How quickly can a septum close up? A septum piercing is unique from other piercings – it isn’t fully external or internal and, when done properly, doesn’t even pierce any cartilage. … A septum piercing taken out too soon can close up anywhere in the span of a few hours to a few weeks.
Correspondingly, how do I keep my septum piercing from closing?
Concealing a Septum Piercing Using a Retainer. Purchase a septum retainer after 6-8 weeks. A retainer is a septum ring that you can flip inside your nose when you want to hide it. It will keep the piercing hole open while making it less obvious that you have a piercing.