How long does a cartilage piercing take to heal?
4 to 12 monthsCartilage piercings typically take anywhere from 4 to 12 months to heal completely.
They heal from the outside in, which means that it may look healed on the outside long before the healing process is actually complete..
Should I twist my cartilage piercing?
No, you should not twist your cartilage piercing as this can prevent healing. Just wiping the cleaning solution over the front and back of the piercing should be enough.
How do I get my cartilage piercing to stop hurting?
You can try heat/ice, or taking pain relievers like ibuprofen/aspirin. Make sure you’re rinsing it with salt water or washing it with antibacterial soap and warm water. Clean it at least two times a day. If it doesn’t start healing and getting better, contact the piercer who did it and/or contact a doctor.
What vitamins help piercings heal?
Multivitamins containing Zinc and Vitamin C can boost your body’s healing abilities. Sickness, stress, and fatigue will have a negative effect on the healing of your piercing.