Changing out your own septum jewelry is simple, and once you have the hang of it, you won’t usually need assistance with jewelry changeouts.
Considering this, how long do I have to wait to change my septum piercing?
Likewise, how do you take out a septum ring?
Can I flip my septum on the first day?
Although it’s okay to flip the jewelry up or down occasionally, you should avoid doing this as much as possible. It’s the same as twisting, and will irritate your new septum piercing. …
Being known as “septum funk” or “septum stench” that smell is very common with other body piercings as well. Taking them out for cleaning or changing, you can notice that they’d smell a little something too. … A mixture of dead skin cells, probably boogers as well, even old soap is what gives it the rotten odor.
Although it’s okay to flip the jewelry up or down occasionally, you should avoid doing this as much as possible. It’s the same as twisting and will irritate your new septum piercing. … You may want to just leave the jewelry flipped up for most of the healing period if you are concerned about it being seen.
Septum piercings have the same risks as most piercings, but some are more serious than others. Septums are not as likely to get infected as most piercings as there is plenty of mucous membranes (yuck) to fight off infections in your nose. … Try to avoid these touching your septum if you can.
If you change the jewelry too early it may open up the piercing to infections and may become very irritated or can even reject the piercing. This is why piercers recommend that you don’t remove it until it’s absolutely healed.
Septum piercings take up to 6 months to be fully healed, but should feel fine by 2-3 months. … Yes if you want to risk getting an infection, you should wait 8–12 weeks before changing it because if you disrupt the healing process you could get an infection or it won’t heal right.
This piercing type goes through the narrow strip of skin on the septum just before the cartilage starts. It works best on noses with wider septums, as more narrow septums may not provide much of a surface area for the piercing.