It’s normal to have some redness, swelling or pain for a couple of days after getting your ears pierced. But your ears should look and feel better each day. If you find that your ears do great and then suddenly start to become red, inflamed or crusty a week or two later, that’s usually a sign of infection.
Subsequently, how long do third ear piercings hurt?
Pain and Healing Time
“On average, lobe piercings take two to four months to heal,” she tells us. As far as piercings go, this is a relatively short amount of time.
Then, is it normal for your ear to hurt after piercing?
Piercings are a common cause of swelling in the earlobes. A new piercing is an open wound, and swelling is part of the body’s natural reaction to any damage. Most people who get their ears pierced will notice pain and swelling for up to a week, sometimes more.