That said, your conch is a pretty thick chunk of ear cartilage, so you can expect a decent level of pain, pinch, and ouch (sorry, but truth is truth) and likely much more pain than a standard lobe piercing. If you already have your helix or tragus pierced, prepare for your conch piercing to feel around the same.
Keeping this in view, is a conch piercing painful?
How much does the conch piercing hurt? The conch piercing doesn’t hurt any more than any other cartilage piercings. In general, cartilage piercings fall about halfway on the pain scale, and the conch is the same. It will hurt more than a lobe piercing, but it shouldn’t be anything that most people can’t handle.
Additionally, what kind of earring goes in a conch?
What piercing hurts the most?
Here is how much each type of piercing may hurt in order of most painful to least painful.
- Genital piercing. Your genitals are among the most nerve-dense areas on your body. …
- Nipple piercing pain level. The nipple is another commonly pierced area that’s pretty sensitive. …
- Nose piercing pain level. …
- Dermal piercing pain.
On the other hand, conch piercings are visible with either a stud or ring and can work for any ear, but are generally considered to be more painful than a daith. Daith piercings can have curved bars or hearts put in also, so are more customisable but conch piercings are more visible but less obvious.
A daith piercing is located in the innermost fold of your ear. Some people believe that this piercing can help ease anxiety-related migraines and other symptoms. Although the evidence is primarily anecdotal, there’s some research around the piercing’s proposed mechanism of action.
But a hoop generally isn’t used during the initial piercing and while you can certainly change from a stud to a hoop later on, there’s going to be a long waiting period in between. “Be sure it’s fully healed first, or you will end up with bumps from irritation,” Lopez revealed.
If you‘re a side-sleeper, you‘ll have to avoid sleeping on the side of the piercing until it’s fully healed. Both experts agree that sleeping on the piercing could cause irritation and delay the healing process. … Sleeping on your side can cause sagging or wrinkling of the skin.
Nononononononononononno do not use a regular lobe stud in it. Conch piercings tend to be a high gauge than lobes and they go through a shitton more cartilage. … Don’t change jewellery (especially to a lobe stud!!) – if you do want to upgrade to gold order a proper piece of jewellery from Neometal or Anatometal.
about 6-12 months
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