Possibly a stupid one, but I got my nostril pierced a couple of days ago and I'm noticing...
that the outside stud part is being pulled into my nose and the skin is healing in a dip around it. Is this- migration?- right, or is the weight of the bar too heavy? I've also just been told a ring is better for a first time nose piercing. So now I'm a bit concerned! x
New nose piercings swell, and for many, this causes stud-style jewelry to sink into the nose and cause fit and cleaning problems.
if you don't sleep facing the ceiling (many people sleep on their side or even face-down) and if you turn around while sleeping (it's also pretty sure that you'll do this while asleep ) you're going to apply pressure on the piercing and it's "pushed a bit inside". Do you have a patch on your nose while sleeping ? There are these white fluffy patches that you could put on while sleeping, this will reduce a great amount of pressure. It's also wise not to drink caffeine or alcohol or watch tv/movies 2-3 hours before going to bed, because this will increase ones "activity" during the night and you'll be rolling around in your bed more often .
last but not least I recommend that you try to put a PVPI antiseptic on the wound before applying the patch, (brand names of OTCs are e.g."betadine") this will reduce the swelling and possible inflammations/infections, because if you touch it (and everybody does when getting a new piercing xD) and it actually "migrates" a bit deeper under the skin, you're likely to carry some nasty bacteria inside with it. And possibly you would have to remove the piercing for the healing process - so please don't touch it (even if you want to test whether it has "migrated" or not) and put a patch on it (and a PVPI antiseptic).
Hopefully everything will be alright then
by rifa 4 years ago
My nose has been pierced 4 5 mnths and it still hasn't healed, what should I do?Igot my nose pierced about 5 mnths ago with a gun. The stud was on too tight so i went back 2...the piecer to have it changed. He changed it but didn't put the back on and it kept coming out..This lasted for about 5...
by sassychic 9 years ago
hey guys Im trying to decide what to pierce whether the naval or the nose, which one do you guys is the best option for me? hmmm. . . .Im interested to hear what you guys think, especially if you have one or the other!
by blahhhhhhhhhh 7 years ago
can you take a bath while you have just got your belly button pierced about 2 weeks ago?i want to take a bath. will it infect it or whatev
by tiegan 4 years ago
Ive had my belly button pierced twice already, the first time it got super infected and the...second time it ejected itself through my skin, the piercer said they could re-pierce it, but i don't want to do it again if its just going to get infected again, i followed all the step and cleaned and...
by NanaXena 7 years ago
How do I keep the screw type stud hidden inside my nostril?Just got my nostril pierced about 2 weeks ago and I cannot make the screw type earring stay up inside my nose without always showing and me having to have my finger up my nose to put the screw out of sight but it keeps sliding back and...
by A Texan 4 years ago
My ol lady wants to know if it hurts
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