As the cartilage is a lot tougher than the earlobe, usually a hollowed 16 gauge needle is used to pierce the daith. Because of the rather sensitive location in the ear, the daith piercing is quite advanced and uses a special curved needle to get through the area.
Also to know is, how do you use taper piercings?
Insert the small end of the taper into your ear from the front. Hold your ear lobe gently with one hand and steadily push the taper in with the other hand. Don’t push the taper all the way through. Stop when the large end is even with the front of your ear so you can use the taper to guide the plug into your piercing.
Thereof, how do I stop my Daith piercing from hurting?
How to treat an infected daith piercing
- Clean the area. Cleaning the infected area is your first line of defense against the infection spreading. …
- Apply a warm compress or do a sea salt soak. A warm compress can help the infection drain and relieve pain and swelling. …
- Avoid over-the-counter antibiotics or creams.