How to Take Out a Cartilage Earring Right After It Is Pierced
Cartilage piercings go through any part of 2012 Pandora Crystal Bead 045 the ear except the earlobe, but the most common placement is on the outside edge of the upper ear. If you've had your cartilage pierced with a stud at a mall shop, take the jewelry out immediately, as studs are inappropriate for cartilage piercings and can become embedded in your skin, causing pain and infection. If possible, always go to a professional tiffany uk discount piercer at a tattoo or piercing shop to have jewelry removed, but if you can't, you'll need to know how to remove a butterfly back stud.
Pull forward on the front of the earring and backward on the other side to remove the stud. Dispose of the stud; it is unsafe 2012 Pandora Crystal Bead 045 to use it again or allow anyone else to use it, no matter how much you clean it.
Wash your piercing thoroughly with antibacterial soap and hot water.
Mix a pinch of non iodized sea salt approximately one eighth teaspoon into one half cup of hot water. Dip sterile gauze into the salt water solution, press the gauze against the piercing and 2012 Pandora Crystal Bead 045 hold Elsa Peretti 5 OPEN HEART Bracelet it there for 2012 Pandora Crystal Bead 045 10 minutes.
Never have any part of your body pierced with a piercing gun, including earlobes.
Never clean a piercing with anything other than antibacterial soap and sea salt water.
Always go to a professional piercer certified by the Association of Professional Piercers.
If your butterfly back stud pandora bracelet with charms Pandora Silver Cable Car Charm for sale becomes embedded in the cartilage, go to a professional piercer immediately to have it removed. Professional piercers do not work in mall stores; they work in tattoo or piercing shops.
Seek medical attention if your piercing is oozing pus, thoma sabo hot to the touch or significantly 2012 Pandora Crystal Bead 045 swollen. These are signs of infection, which is particularly dangerous in cartilage.
Ask a professional piercer to insert a captive bead ring into the piercing if possible. Infection can become trapped inside a fresh piercing that closes too quickly. A ring will allow the fresh piercing to drain. If you remove the ring after having the piercing for at least two weeks, the hole should close without leaving a scar.