Keloids typically are found most commonly on ears however, they can be found on any body piercing. They are caused by damage or irritation to the piercing. Some examples include prolonged use of sea salt soaks, forcing your jewelry to spin or move, and of course not cleaning your piercing.
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Should you remove your jewelry when you have an infection?
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To be quite honest, 9 times out of 10 when I am contacted by someone believing they have an infection, they don’t. Most of the time their piercing is simply just irritated. Classic signs of infections are: Red streaks extending from the area Increased pain, swelling, redness, heat, or tenderness around the piercing site. Pus coming […]
You just got your nipples pierced and you are telling all your friends about it. They probably gave you the advice of wearing a tight bra so that they won’t hurt. That is completely incorrect and puts you at risk for an infection. Let me explain why. “About a third of women surveyed said they […]
I’m sure a time or two you have been recommended to use sea salt on your fresh piercing to help your new piercing heal. However that is the WRONG information, and let me tell you why. Do not get me wrong, sea salt can work wonders on infected piercings. But, that is all sea salt […]
The term “piercing gun” just seems violent and that it is! The thought process behind the piercing gun is that your piercing will be over quickly and there will be little to no pain. In reality, a piercing gun is more painful and you are at a higher risk of infection and not healing. I […]