Septum piercings take about 2 to 3 months to heal. The septum is a thin layer of skin, nerves, and blood vessels between your two nostrils. It’s delicate and usually hurts more than a nostril piercing.
Beside above, what do you do when your septum piercing hurts?
To reduce the pain and swelling in the first few weeks, take anti-inflammatories as necessary. Don’t overdo it, though! If you’re still unsure about your piercing, call your piercer to see whether or not you should go back to the shop for a closer look.
Besides, do septum piercings get infected easily?
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. Really the only risk is if putting in low-quality jewellery.
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. …
Septum piercings just look kinda tacky and stupid on most people. I’ve only seen a few people who can pull it off and look good with one. … It does seem to be a popular piercing for those who want to be different so badly but then ending up looking the same as everyone else.
Yes! That’s one of the best things about this piercing- it can be flipped up while healing. … Remember to always wash your hands and piercing well before and after flipping it up, and don’t sleep with it flipped (unless you are wearing a retainer).
How long does it take for a septum to close up? A septum piercing does most of its healing in 2 or 3 months, though it can take as long as 6 to 8 months to heal completely for some people.
Septums would have to be pierced too low to chance rejection. It’s mostly surface piercings, especially with improper jewelry (curved) that reject. I’ve had my septum 8 years yesterday and its been a dream to have.
During the healing process, your body will naturally secrete a pus-like substance called ‘sebum’. … Sebum by itself is odorless, but when mixed with dead skin cells, bacteria, and dried blood, can smell like stinky cheese. Also known as ‘septum funk’, a smelly septum piercing won’t last forever.
Your piercing might be infected if: the area around it is swollen, painful, hot, very red or dark (depending on your skin colour) there’s blood or pus coming out of it – pus can be white, green or yellow. you feel hot or shivery or generally unwell.
Unlike the nostril piercing, you won’t have to choose which style you prefer; the septum piercing accommodates all types of hoops earrings,allowing its wearer to get creative. Circular barbells hang from a septum piercing almost like a horseshoe hangs above a door for good luck.