Similarly, how long until I can sleep on my lobe piercing?
Is it OK? The general rule of thumb is to avoid sleeping in earrings, with one exception: when you get a new piercing. You’ll need to keep these small studs in for 6 weeks or longer, or until your piercer gives you the OK.
Similarly one may ask, is upper lobe piercing cartilage?
Ideal for small, intricate piercings, the upper lobe piercing is exactly that. … A helix piercing typically sits at the top of your ear cartilage. There’s plenty of room in this area, so double and triple helix piercings are quite common.
What is the quickest healing piercing?
The fastest healing are the inner labia (4-6 weeks), clitoris and/or hood (4-6 weeks), fourchette (6-8 weeks) and the Princess Albertina (4-6 weeks). The longest are the outer labia (3-6 months) and Christina (6-9 months).
Fear not, an itchy cartilage piercing is perfectly normal. In fact, it’s actually a good sign. An itchy piercing is a sign that your healing is progressing properly. Remember, even though itchiness is normal, scratching is still a bad idea.
Pain and Healing Time
Plus, if you are getting the piercings at the same time, it’s common for the second piercing to hurt a bit more than the first, as your body is still attempting to recover. “Each individual has their own pain tolerance,” says Audri Siple of Get Stabbed Piercing.
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.
Signs that a Piercing is Healed:
- The discharge has completely ended. Understand that there are period when it will cease during healing, so never use discharge as the only sign of the piercing be healed.
- The edges of the piercing holes are smooth and pull inward. …
- The jewelry is loose and moves some what freely.
Piercings in certain areas take longer to heal than others. … Ear lobes, tongues and lips have some of the fastest healing times, says Tash, at four to six weeks, thanks to their high blood flow, or vascularity. Cartilage on the outer ear or nose takes longer 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 done with a needle are likely to heal faster than those done with a piercing gun. Piercing guns use force to pierce you with a blunt stud which leaves a jagged incision (and possibly some bruising), while a sharp needle leaves a neat incision that will heal more easily.