Without seeing it, I couldn't tell you what gauge the hoop is. The aesthetics of this piercing really depends on the anatomy of your nose. 1 réponse Packing & Preparationil y a 8 ans. Clean affected part before use. and leave the top hole to (hopefully/eventually) heal over. hi i got a cartilage piercing about two weeks ago, almost three now and didn't have any problems with it until now. I got it done with a needle so it was all safe and everything, it's not swelled up but is it safe to put ice on it just to numb the pain a little? And for heavens sake, don't be moving your jewelry at all. I would say it's because you slept on it. Put a thin layer on the affected skin and rub in gently. The tissue itself heals from the outer to the inside and not the other way round. No infections for either one of us! I only want to take the bar out to clean it and put it back in but it just won't unscrew? Cartilage piercings are super trendy right now, so you might be contemplating getting one for yourself. My friends and family kinda commented that it looked loose, which in fairness, it does hang low because I can see the hole and the stick hanging out when I flex my cartilage. For like a year or maybe a year and a half straight my ears hurt sooo bad and was angry and red like all the time. I have a cartilage piercing at the top of my ear which I had done at the end of January. I want to change the barbell into a stud through the bottom hole (the back hole?) Do not try to put on heavy earrings like hoops and dangles as they may be harmful to your piercing .you can try them when your ears are absolutely and truly healed. The treated part may be covered with a dressing. I got it done in August of 2012. Antibiotic ointments like Polysporin (Neosporin, Bacitracin etc) can be beneficial for wound care and are useful with fresh piercings if used properly. In cartilage piercing bumps are very common, they can appear soon after the piercing or they appear when your piercing is completely healed. Depending on the exact location of perforation, you might choose between upper and middle cartilage piercing. A piercing is … Don't talk on the phone on that side either. patience you will be really happy about it when its done. That is not enough to guarantee normal healing. Not sure if I should take his advice, or just use sea salt and water. When you feel fully safe then you can change your cartilage piercing, you can change them with small size earrings. It cleans it well, and the slight pussing goes away for a couple days and then returns. Antibiotics may be necessary if the infection spreads beyond the immediate site of the ear piercing. I like to use a plain stud, you may have to put it in backwards and use the straight bar to line up the new jewelry and follow through to push the stud out. I put polysporin on today. If you would like to get a needle cartilage piercing, contact your local tattoo shops and ask if they have it. I did mine with the help of a friend's step-sister when I was a teenager. I have 2 cartilage piercings and they healed pretty quickly with the antibiotic. Do not wash your hands after use if putting this on your hand. Claire's The collapsing of cartilage or shattering of cartilage (a.k.a. in some cases good in other cases it kills bacteria they your body needs to heal this piercing. Unfortunately, the allergic reaction can lead to an infection. If you find a bump it may be a pustula, a granuloma, or a keloid. From there, you and your piercer can decide the optimal location to best complement the shape of your nose. Sterile saline (such as Wound Wash Saline) available at any pharmacy is often more than enough. So it should not be confused with it. Last summer I got two cartilage piercings in the upper part of my left ear. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Guns hurt, take longer to heal and usually the person performing the piercing isn't that qualified to do it. Your health and hydration are more important than anything. With over 100 million ears pierced by our certified experts, we are the ear piercing specialists. The industrial piercing is technically two piercings, an outer helix piercing and a forward helix piercing, that are connected with a long straight barbell. should i seek a doctor? Sea salt soaks are great so long as you keep the concentration of salt down so that it doesn't dry out the skin and cause irritation. Also, I was wondering what gauge the hoop (I have a hoop in it) could possibly be. The petroleum base can block the piercing and affect healing in that it cannot get air. I would also recommend sea salt. I got my cartilage pierced today, and it's still rather sore. Is it safe to put around the piercings? It's a hole in the body that requires a much different healing approach. 0 2. bling8594. I cleaned it with everything possible, I used polysporin, my dad even put me on antibiotics and nothing helped. not sure how much help i will be as i never had trbl w/ any of my ear piercings - i did however have trbl w/ my belly button piercing and the piercer told me to crush an asprin and mix w/ some water then put the 'paste' over the piercing --- i guess it is worth a try, With all my piercings (everything from cartiladge to surface) I have never used anything but mild saline solution. Make sure to dry well. I’ve had it pierced around 3 years now and … Here are the steps that would help your piercing to heal faster: Do not let the water get into the fresh hole. 1 réponse Mathematicsil y a 7 ans. First of all, next time you get a piercing, try to go to a professional who will use a needle instead of a gun. If redness and drainage get worse, the ear swells, or you experience pain, have a fever or show no improvement after three days, see your … I used polysporin as well as alcohol or hydrogen peroxide which will help the drying process oh I also used Vitamin E oil it also speeds up healing. Can I put a regular earring in my cartilage piercing? Wash the piercing site at least twice a day using a cotton ball moistened with antibacterial soap. Cartilage piercings heal from the outside in, which means that they may look healed on the outside long before the process is truly done. Do this three times a day until the infection improves. Myth no. If the infection doesn't improve in three days, seek medical care. I would recommend you don't use Neosporin, Polysporin or anything like that on a ear piercing. Both look really awesome! By Staff Writer Last Updated Apr 12, 2020 1:11:18 AM ET. Smiling SunShine. NO NEVER PUT NEOSPORIN OR AQUAPHOR ON YOUR PIERCING. If used improperly, problems can ensue. This would be the first unusual piercing after getting your earlobe done. If your piercer tells you to use polysporin or other ointments, lotions, or chemicals in general, short answer, find a new piercer. The APP recommends using the T-shirt trick: put a clean T-shirt over your pillow and turn it nightly. ^_^; I used Bactine for my piercings and my college roommate, who went on to have 14 piercings, also used it. Keep out of your mouth, nose, and eyes (may burn). Leave for 10 minutes and rinse off with warm water. It's cheap, and available in most grocery stores. Piercing cartilage with a gun can create hardcore hypertrophic scarring and even blow it up. Then I made the mistake of putting peroxide on it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. At Claire's alone, the cheapest stud is $18.99, and since I had two holes pierced, the price racked up to $37.98 – and this is all before taxes. Typically, ear lobe piercings heal in about six weeks, with cartilage piercings taking longer. I used sea salt and warm water, in the shower, so I could be sure to rinse. The nostril piercing can be placed anywhere on the nostril, but it’s most typically placed in the crease of the nostril where the cartilage is thinnest. Cartilage Piercing Healing. I think the antibiotic would help. I'd say just stick to what the piercer told you. 1: Polysporin heals wounds. Visit VeggieBoards's profile on Pinterest. This morning it was sore when I went to clean it, and I wasn't sure whether or not it's an infection coming on or if it was because I slept on it a bit the night before. Aspirin can open up the blood vessels under your cartilage bump and triggers cartilage piercing healing process. The industrial piercing was created first pierced in the 90s as an edgier cartilage piercing, because it is not as delicate as the other cartilage piercings can look. I have looking everywhere for information on Delta Hotels and Resorts' franchising options but I have found nothing. Ear piercing breaks the skin and creates the wound. Everywhere else has said to skip all of that stuff and just do sea salt soaks once or twice a day and be careful with the piercing (as in not sleeping on it) And, if you DO use the ear piercing solution (I'm guessing it's something like. it kills all bacteria. I only want to take the bar out to clean it and put it back in but it just won't unscrew? And for heavens sake, don't be moving your jewelry at all. If you experience issues down the road, emu oil is the way to go. I'm sure if you called the piercer or went by the place that did it, that they could easily tell you. Read also about helix ear piercing. If your pierced cartilage gets infected, ensure you get it treated as soon as possible since according to nhs.uk, this piercing is “riskier than earlobe piercings. It as gotten really swollen and half my ear is red and feels warm to the touch. Do this for 10 to 15 minutes at least 2 times a day. Ear Piercing is FREE every day at Claire's with the purchase of a Starter Kit. However, like with everything in life, there were things I overlooked when making the decision. Any help would be much appreciated. People shouldn't use the antibiotic ointment Neosporin inside the nose unless a doctor recommends it, states WebMD. Every time you move the jewelry, not only are you pulling anything that may be on the jewelry into that open wound, you are disrupting all of the healing tissue which can prolong the healing process and help create scar tissue. I decided I would take it out and change it but I found that I can’t get it out no matter what. There should never be any pressure on your piercing caused by your jewelry. VeggieBoards - A Vegetarian & Vegan Community, The following errors occurred with your submission. I cleaned mine with piercing solution. I wouldn't use polysporin on a piercing, no. Repeat thrice a day for best results. Hey, if you kill the bacteria that's good, right? I was told that the sea salt solution helps encourage blood flow to the piercing, which helps it heal. My cartlidge took over a year to finally heal, it would heal a little bit and then swell up again, then heal up a little bit, then swell up again. Pros. I went to change it back within the evening, and the hole had closed across the natural earring (they're thinner than cartilage rings). I don't know about the polysporin, or if it's a good or bad idea. A week ago, I got my very first cartilage piercing – a double helix. My numbers haven't been working out so far. I was determined to let them heal and they eventually did. when i first got mine it was listed do not do this. I’ve had it pierced around 3 years now and only ever worn studs. Remember not to change your cartilage piercing until it’s fully healed. 1 decade ago. A tragus piercing sits on the small area of cartilage that partially covers your ear canal. That night it bled a bit in my sleep, then the bleeding subsided over the next few days. These products are not to be used on puncture wounds (read the tube). Before I got my cartilage piercing (technical term: helix piercing), it was something that I had wanted for a long time and put a fair amount of consideration into. Do not put on 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Sea salt soak. You can also use saline solution or the antibacterial solution recommended by your piercing studio when your ears were pierced. The back is a flat metal circle if that helps and I don't have time to go all the way to the piercing shop and ask them to clean it for me, because I live 40 mins away and have exams. I have 2 cartilage piercings. Should You Go For It? In order to be able to post messages on the VeggieBoards forums, you must first register. Please let me know asap. He said to put polysporin on it and move it around and I wasn't sure whether to trust that or not, do I have to or? Piercings on your ear lobe take approximately 6-8 weeks to heal entirely while cartilage piercings take about 6-12 months to heal. Can I put a regular stud in my cartilage piercing? I mistaked my newly developed allergy for infection because one ear was in much worse shape than the other. Even just letting shower water run over the piercing is enough, but don't let soap from shampoo cover the piercing.Pat dry the area after it has been cleaned and only use hypoallergenic jewelry that fits snugly in place. I love my piercing so much and don’t regret getting it in the slightest. Cartilage piercings can be presented in many different variations. A piercing is … We used ice to numb it a bit, but it didn't really help. lol. This partly due to personal preference, and advice - never had any problems, so I continue to use this method. The petroleum base can block the piercing and affect healing in that it cannot get air. Several issues can cause a bump to appear on or around a cartilage piercing. Mix well to form a paste and apply it on your piercing bump. However, be warned, tattoo shop piercings can be on the pricier end. My mom didn't want me to get it done. Proven Home Remedies to Treat the Infected Ear Piercing. Can I put earrings similar to this in my cartilage piercing? skittl3z July 15, 2009 . Cartilage piercings are apparently significantly slower to heal than earlobe piercings because there is no direct blood supply to deliver "healing nutrients." If your piercer tells you to use polysporin or other ointments, lotions, or chemicals in general, short answer, find a new piercer. Warnings. No, your helix jewelry shouldn’t be tight, but it can fit you closely. it will hurt worse and is more likely to get infected It seems rather wide, and I was wondering what it could be, for future reference. According to the Association of Professional Piercers, reusable ear-piercing guns can put clients in direct contact with the blood and bodily fluids of previous clients. The piercing was done by a professional body piercer using the highest quality implantation steel captive bead ring or stud under sterile conditions. That last piercing was something like 5/6 years ago, so the holes have healed, the cartilage never does. We used a tie tack (rather than a needle) to ensure the hole would be large enough to place a stud into. I suspect it also had something to do with long hair always getting caught in it, etc. The Ear cartilage piercing. The types of cartilage piercings you can get. Clean it up really well and just try to not do things that will irritate it, like answering the phone and whacking the phone against it (trust me on that one. At least not until after it's healed. I'm a nurse by trade and appreciate keeping wounds moist and so am always quick to recommend polysporin for wounds, however, a piercing is not a "wound." I was told by a professional piercer to put the neosporin/polysporin on the piercing, and it would heal faster. I also used this on my nipples. First its important to drain out the pus believe me! … I had my cartilage pierced for approximately three months at that point. When I got my navel pierced that's what they told me. It went smoothly, zero pain now after 6 hours doesn't even hurt to touch my nose or anything, little bit of clear fluid and a tiny bit of blood, is that normal? This is something you often see in sports fights. The ear has a significant amount of cartilage. 0. reply. I've my cartilage pierced too, and i concept it might be okay to use a natural earring in my piercing for a day when you consider that I desired a change and simplest had one "suitable" earring. Put a chamomile teabag in hot water and apply it on your bump until the teabag becomes cold. It … I find it funny reading all this, how we are all told rather different things about proper 'aftercare' of piercings...for instance when I got my madison piercing, I was told that you should never use piercing solution on any piercings for longer than 14 days... Yeah I got told the best thing you can clean it with is a pinch of sea salt put into a cup of boiling water, thats been let to cool down til its just warm/hot, but not going to burn you obviously. I don't remember a problem with healing. At the moment I have an industrial piercing, I have had it for a little over six months now. I've wanted a cartilage piercing since forever, so the prospect of finally getting it made me feel so giddy that I couldn't help but grin from ear to ear when the piercer finally put the gun to my ear (and if you feel weirded out just by reading that, imagine how the piercer must have felt watching close-up). Please enter a valid email address for yourself. Replacing your earring as early as five weeks may result in severe irritation and pierced ear infections, because of the small wound in your piercing that needs to heal fully. Aftercare is very important in preventing an infection and for cartilage piercing to heal. Zelda Skyward … Can I sleep in them? A piercing gun isn't designed for cartilage, only soft tissue and even then I wouldn't recommend it. It damage loads for my mother to position the cartilage earring back in in view that it was once thicker than the hole now, and my ear began to bleed. It hurt like hell, and I could hear pops as the tack went through the cartilage. Aftercare. Soap and water will do just fine. Use on your skin only. Can I Put Neosporin Inside My Nose? Avoid swimming in the first month. If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post. Sometimes curved jewelry can be tricky to put in with the angle especially with a piercing that's been empty for about while. This applies to both hoops and studs that are worn in your ear. I have 3 cartilidge piercings, and 1 navel. Neosporin and Polysporin are never to be used on any body piercing, read the back of the tube. It's not recommended to put Polysporin on a piercing. Anyway, I have this aloe vera soothing gel. Another can cartilage piercing has the long healing process. But it is a bit harder than the flesh. Do not try to put on heavy earrings like hoops and dangles as they may be harmful to your piercing .you can try them when your ears are absolutely and truly healed. It also depends on how many times your ear is infected. The most common causes include: Inflammation and irritation. The cartilage is the part of the body that is softer than the bones. http://www.safepiercing.org/standards.html. Your health and hydration are more important than anything. I’ve had my double cartilage piercing for about a year an a half now and it’s healed for the most part but because I sleep on it it becomes very tender. since there is so little blood flow to the cartilage in your ear, putting polysporin on a healing piercing there will prevent lymph from draining out and could possibly cause an infection because of the lymph building up and having nowhere to go. Turn the piercing jewelry a few times to prevent it from sticking to the skin. Information on Delta Hotels' franchising? Simply crush an aspirin tablet in a bowl and add a few drops of water to it. For the best viewing experience please update your browser to. Cartilage piercings are apparently significantly slower to heal than earlobe piercings because there is no direct blood supply to deliver “healing nutrients.” For this my doctor prescribed two antibacterial treatments: mupirocin ointment (similar to Polysporin) and chlorhexidine rinse. Does anyone know where I can find information about it? I've used polysporin on my nose, and two BADLY infected cartilage-type … You can't go wrong with the piercing solution or the soap, imo. I would recommend you don't use Neosporin, Polysporin or anything like that on a ear piercing. I've already taken ibuprofen but my sister told me that if I put ice on the piercing it will start to swell up, so will that actually happen? cauliflower ear) is something that can often occur when you get a helix or other cartilage piercing shot with a gun or push-through system. There are several ways your ear piercing can get infected. The most common causes include: Inflammation and irritation. And despite your urge to rotate the piercing—don't. When you wash your hair be careful to remove any hair that might be stuck in it. Let’s be real; you do not want to be touching other people’s secretions due to the possible risks of getting hepatitis, HIV or any other diseases. Bactine is the easy way that works, but the most efficient is the sea salt. I have a cartilage piercing at the top of my ear which I had done at the end of January. It clearly states not to be used on puncture wounds, a body piercing is a puncture wound. The answer to that depends on where you got your piercing … Say no to the treatments involved with peroxide. Sterile saline (such as Wound Wash Saline) available at any pharmacy is often more than enough. As mentioned earlier since the cartilage lack the normal supply of blood, it takes longer time to recuperate on piercings unlike other body parts. Put on a missed dose as soon as you think about it. 'A cartilage piercing is different to a lobe piercing and it will hurt a bit more. 4. Wash the piercing with clean water or a saline solution only. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. I got some small hoops earrings that are a clasp from H Samuels that don’t have a ball on today but the earring won’t go in physically like I can’t curve it round to go into my ear . piercing solution, piercing solution, piercing solution. In terms of anatomy, the outer ear is made up of cartilage and skin. Piercing Gun. I'm pretty sure I used alcohol on it a few times a day and turned the earring regularly. When I got my lobes pierced when I was 9, they got When I got my lobes pierced when I was 9, they got Cartilage Piercing Care And Questions - … The use of polysporin will help it heal to, but polysporin dries and crusts on to the jewelry which will hurt you when the jewelry is moved. 2009-02-20 08:20:50. Hey guys when I was 14 so 10 years ago I got both of my cartilage/helix piercings done at claires or piercing pagoda(I know but I had no idea this was bad to do). Soap and water will do just fine. For some back bumps filled with pus just pressing doesn't work. Please enter a password for your user account. Oh don't sleep on that side. alcohol is no good because it will dry out your skin and kill the good bacteria along with the bad. Piercing your ear cartilage is a choice you want to last by doing everything you can to help it heal well. In general, complete cartilage piercing healing might take from 4 to 10 months. First, let's clear up a couple of dangerous myths. if it hurts take two ibuprofen or take a cold towel in a ziplock and freeze it and lay it on the area that hurts but never use neosporin. Everything changed when I went to a tattoo parlour in July of 2013 and bought a captive bead ring (a type of earring used in professional piercing), and got the piercer to insert it. Have you considered the fact you may be allergic to the metal? What this means is that you might find the outer surface looking clean and healthy, but you will be surprised to know that it is still sore in the inside layer. Also make sure your phones are clean and that you change your pillowcase with a clean one every two days. The second problem is benign but ugly and annoying to treat. At the same time, you do not just simply wipe the tip of the gun with an alcohol swab or antiseptics and call that sterilization. Remember: This is not a pimple, so please don't pop it … It helped me heal and my ears and navel are fine and happy! Cartilage piercing care is surprisingly easy if you do what you should. I was told to wait for 12 weeks (3 months) before changing the piercing but I changed mine round the 2 month mark. What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away? I just use bactine mainly unless a piercing gets irritated, and none of my piercings have ever got infected. press on the piercing and compress it with clean hands untill all the pus comes out. Though the piercing didn't bleed when I got it done, I left the place, walked home, then noticed some blood. Wash your hands before and after use. You should know what is normal after getting a new ear piercing so you can catch the infections as soon as it is developed and treat it promptly. Welcome to Poked, a column where we answer all your piercing questions — no matter how NSFW. A physician may direct a patient to swab Neosporin inside the nose twice a day for 10 days to help prevent recurring nosebleeds, states ENT Specialists of Salt Lake City. I had to as the back was catching on my glasses and hurting it so I put a hoop in. It’s meant to soothe sunburns, but I put it on my face after my showers as a gel moisturiser type of thing. Of course you can, unless it is infected with pus/lots of swelling because then it is best to leave it alone and apply sea salt soaks and/or get antibiotics from a doctor if the infection is severe. Several issues can cause a bump to appear on or around a cartilage piercing. thanks for your help. Note that passwords are case-sensitive. For starters, piercing guns cause blunt force trauma to your connective tissue, which can eventually shatter your cartilage. Don't bump things up against it. This includes your choice of piercing earrings, Claire's Ear Care Solution and special offer for your next visit. Technically speaking, ear piercing is nothing but an open wound. Cartilage piercings, which take place on the harder part of your ear, generally take longer to heal and can be more prone to infection. Frequently touching your piercing with unclean hands can cause infection. And the two areas you can have pierced are the ear and nose. 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