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A 33-year-old member asked:

could use your help docs! my cartilage piercing doesn't hurt at all, is that a good thing?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Count yourself as: blessed. Continue to monitor for signs of inflammation or infection.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

How much can piercing your cartilage hurt?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Rheumatology 52 years experience
Do not do it: Never pierce cartilage. It is dangerous and can cause irreversible damage.
Trumbull, CT
A 21-year-old male asked:

How long can a new cartalige piercing hurt for after its pierced?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
Full healing : typically takes about 6 weeks. If pain beyond that need to concerned about infection

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