Cartlidge piercings- infection

My cartlidge piercing is infected and swollen shortly after getting it pierced. Is the redness and swelling normal? I have cleaned it well I think. I did play tennis and sweat a bit, but cleaned it that night. also, I didnt realize you should wear your hair back for a while until its healed, but other than that I have taken good care of it. my lobes got infected and had bumbs on them, even though they were done with a needle and by a professional, and so maybe my ears heal slowly? Basically my question is if this is normal?!

Answer #1

you may have a metal sensitivity. in my ears I’m alergic to everything but glass maybe try titanium?

Answer #2

Yea it’s normal for a bit if it’s a fresh piercing. Make sure you clean your piercing with warm diluted salt water twice a day to help the healing process.

Answer #3

I think it’s pretty normal at first, just keep an eye on it and if it in any way gets worse you should get it checked out.

More Like This
Ask an advisor one-on-one!
Advisor

Colloidsforlife

Colloidal Minerals, Skin Care Products, Health and Wellness

Advisor

GenericCures

Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Medical Supplies

Advisor

Houston Advanced Sinus

Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists, Sinus Specialists, ENT Doctors

Advisor

Perfect Hearing

Healthcare, Allergies, Ear Infections

Advisor

Buy Ivermectin Meds

Pharmacy, Healthcare, Medical Supplies