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Doctor insights on: Why Are My Newly Pierced Ears Crusty And Hot I Followed Directions

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What advice can I get to take care of my newly pierced ears?

What advice can I get to take care of my newly pierced ears?

Pierced ears: New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day. Do not twist jewelry / post. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water), place on piercing & allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Or you can buy pressurized saline solution at a drug store. ...Read more

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I was told i could use contact solution (saline solution) to clean my newly pierced ears. Is this a good safe idea?

I was told i could use contact solution (saline solution) to clean my newly pierced ears. Is this a good safe idea?

No problem: Contact saline is sterile and to the extent that cleaning a fresh piercing helps with the healing, those solutions are a good way to do it. Make sure you move the keeper in the piercing several time per day which will encourage the clean out and healing. ...Read more

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Why wont my pierced ears heal?

Why wont my pierced ears heal?

Takes long time: The regular ear piercing takes up to 8 weeks to heal, the cartilage piercing can take much longer, and you need to make sure that you clean and rotate earrings during all this time 2-3 times a day. If it has been longer than that, return to the place that did the piercing or go to your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I take care of my new pierced ears?

How can I take care of my new pierced ears?

Clean: Your piercer should provide you with instructions, but cleanliness is the key. Clean your hands prior to touching your ears and earrings. Clean the front and back of the earrings 2-3 times a day. Do not remove the earirings for 6 weeks, but twist them both directions in the ears 2-3 times a day. ...Read more

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When can I change earrings on freshly pierced ears ?

Pierced ears: Wait 2-3 weeks before changing ear rings. That way youll know that the hole wont vlose up on you. ...Read more