Do Keep Your Septum Piercing Clean.
You should mist around your septum piercing 3-6 times per day with a quality saline rinse like Recovery Piercing Aftercare Spray throughout the septum piercing healing process. For the first few weeks at minimum, you should also do two full sea salt solution soaks per day.
Consequently, 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. … Try to avoid these touching your septum if you can.
Keeping this in consideration, what else can you use to clean a piercing?
TO CLEAN YOUR PIERCING, USE ONE OF THESE METHODS:
- Warm Sea Salt Soaks. …
- Morton Fine Grind Mediterranean Sea Salt, 4.4 oz. …
- Sterile Saline Sprays. …
- Mild Liquid Soap. …
- DO NOT USE Rubbing Alcohol or Hydrogen Peroxide. …
- DO NOT USE Antibiotic Ointments. …
- DO NOT USE Bactine® and Ear Piercing Solutions with BZK (Benzalkonium chloride)
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. …
You can absolutely just clean it with warm water! Our bodies are very good at healing so many people follow the LITHA method of piercing aftercare – ‘leave it the hell alone’. They just let their bodies do what they do best. … I do this every time in the shower to clean it (mine is 8 weeks old so healed).
It’s normal for the piercing to be a bit sore, crusty, and even showing white discharge when healing. However, if you experience yellow or green discharge, excessive or increasing swelling, or heat around the piercing, you may have an infection.
It started rejecting after 6-7 months and I finally took it out after 11 months. My bellybutton rejected, and other than my industrial not wanting to heal for almost a year, I never had problems with anything else. My septum was probably my easiest piercing yet and I absolutely love it. Thats really awesome to hear!
You could be allergic to the metal in your nose jewelry. Nerve damage. Nose piercing may damage a nerve and cause numbness or pain.
Just make sure you clean the crust off in the morning with a q-tip soaked in warm water or clean it off in the shower. This will prevent any blockages from forming. A septum piercing requires between 6-8 weeks to fully heal.
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).
Do not use rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide. (Both slow the healing of pierced area by drying and killing new healthy cells.) Do not use bacitracin or other ointments. … Twice a day saturate a cotton swab or Q-Tip with the cleaning solution, apply to the pierced area, let soak for a few minutes.
You can use warm water and soap. Just keep it clean. Alcohol is ok too. If you want to use salt water that’s fine but not necessary.
USE WARM SEA SALT WATER (SALINE) SOAKS – MORNING AND EVENING
Soaking your piercing with a warm, mild sea salt water solution will not only feel good, it will also help prevent infection, reduce the risk of scarring, and speed the healing of your piercing.