Nose piercing has been the preferred choice of piercing for both young and old alike. But certain doubts and questions about it persist in the minds of a lot of people, often stopping them from getting their nose pierced. Here, we have answered the most frequently asked questions about nose piercing to clear all of your doubts.
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Q. How do I prepare for nose piercing?
The first step in preparation for a nose piercing is to find a trusted body piercing shop that will finish the process with utmost safety and precision. Discussing the process before getting the piercing is a good idea. Get your nose examined beforehand for the kind of piercing you wish to get done.
Q. What are the risks of nose piercing?
As you breathe through your nose, there is a chance of an infection developing in it after you get the nose pierced. Proper aftercare is essential to avoid infections. If the infection occurs, seek medical help immediately.
Q. How do I select the right jewelry for my nose piercing?
The type of nose piercing you get determines the jewelry you need for it. Depending on the type, location and personal preference, you can select from hoops, rings, studs and more options. Do keep in mind that a certain type of jewelry fits a specific type of nose piercing. Also, the metal you choose for your piercing is essential to avoid allergic reactions.
Q. How much does nose piercing hurt?
The level of pain tolerance varies from person to person. The type of nose piercing also determines the pain experienced during the nose piercing procedure. Mild pain is pretty common in most procedures.
Q. What are the side effects of nose piercing?.
You will experience some pain for a few days after you have pierced your nose. You may also have swelling around your piercing for up to 3 weeks. It takes about 2 to 4 months for a pierced nose to heal completely.
Q. Can piercing be cleaned with just water?
It is advised not to soak your piercing in water, other than a saline solution. It is also recommended to stay away from swimming pools, hot tubs and saunas until your nose has completely healed.
Q. How can nose piercing heal faster?
You can expedite the healing by following these steps:
Cleaning your nose piercing 2 to 3 times a day
Using a chamomile compress
Cleansing with a sea salt soak
Using gentle, unscented soap on your piercing
Avoiding swimming pools and saunas for a few days
Q. What are the signs of improper healing?
These are the usual signs of improper healing of your pierced nose:
Pain or burning sensation
Foul smell around the piercing
Greenish discharge from the piercing
Immediately see a doctor if you notice any of the above signs.
Though we have tried our best to answer most of the commonly asked questions about nose piercing here, it is possible that you may still have some questions. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us with your concerns. We will try our best to answer them.