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.
Just so, can I use alcohol to clean my septum piercing?
Avoid putting soap, alcohol, creams, oils or other ointments directly onto your septum piercing to clean it, as harsh chemicals such as these can irritate it and dry the skin. Wash your hands with antibacterial soap before cleaning your septum piercing to ensure it stays free of bacteria.
Considering this, 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.
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. …
The answer is no, don’t put anything except saline solution on a piercing… … vaseline is known for aiding the healing process of cuts and stuff… but don’t put it on piercings…
Dial brand antibacterial soap is what’s generally recommended with most piercings. … Yes, but use Dial brand antibacterial soap and warm water. Also, to avoid spreading germs, don’t use the same side of the cotton swab twice. Make sure to get all of the soap off, and pat it gently with a clean tissue to dry it.
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).
Produced by your skins sebaceous gland, sebum works to coat, moisturize, and protect your skin. 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.
While the most tender and painful part of healing should be over in around 1-3 weeks, septum piercings take around 6 to 8 months to completely heal, and you can change the jewellery in 6 to 8 weeks providing it’s well-healed. You should try and leave it as long as possible, though.
about 2 to 3 months
Another piercing popularised in the 90s but much more of a commitment than the tummy piercing because everyone sees it. … So a tongue piercing suggests high levels of commitment and a pretty active sex life.
You could be allergic to the metal in your nose jewelry. Nerve damage. Nose piercing may damage a nerve and cause numbness or pain.
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!