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How to care for piercings


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Piercing has been used since ancient times and originally served as a distinctive sign of a particular caste or clan.

In the modern world, it is used in the form of an outrageous decoration, which now no one is surprised. Puncture the most diverse parts of the body: nose, lips, nipples, tongue, navel, genitals, ears.

In general, anything, anything.

The timing of the healing of the piercing depends on the quality and correctness of the care.

You will need

  • - preparations for piercing care.



Before processing the puncture sitesWash your hands thoroughly with antibacterial soap. All types of piercing, except punctures made in the mucous membranes, can be treated with 3% hydrogen peroxide and wipe with medical alcohol. Also suitable for processing is Miramistin. If there were complications in the form of redness, crusts, use "Dioksedin", "Octenisept". These medications are prescribed by a doctor.


In addition, for the treatment of piercing is suitableChlorhexidine as a solution and ointment: "Solcoseryl", "Bacitracin", tetracycline and lincomycin. Place puncture points abundantly with a cotton swab, remove excess wadded disk or bandage.


For piercings made in the mucous membranes, special care is needed. The mouth cavity and the genital area should be treated with the pharmaceutical preparation "Hexoral".


Do not try to touch the piercer dirtyHands. First days refrain from visiting the bath, sauna, pool, do not wash in a hot tub. Take a cool shower, pasting the puncture site with a bactericidal plaster. After washing, re-treat immediately.


Wear only cotton clothes that are carefully washed and ironed with a hot iron, especially if the fabric touches the puncture sites.


Immediately consult a doctor if after the piercing you have a fever, in the puncture sites there is a strong reddening, swelling, purulent discharge.


With careful care and compliance with sterilityWhen ear piercing the ear lobes heal in 4-6 weeks, eyebrows - after 12 weeks, lips - 4-8 weeks, nose - 4-10 weeks, tongue - 5 months, nipples - 2 months, genitals - 6 weeks.


Do not change jewelry yourself. If the puncture site has not yet healed, and you plan to wear another piece of jewelry, contact the master.

How to care for piercings Was last modified: May 22nd, 2017 By Reoroafx
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