Ear piercing is a common cosmetic procedure that involves making a small hole in the earlobe or other parts of the ear to insert jewelry such as earrings. Ear piercing is usually done using a sterilized piercing gun or a sterile needle.
Ear piercing is generally considered safe when performed by a qualified and experienced piercer using sterile equipment. However, there is a risk of infection, bleeding, and allergic reactions to the jewelry used.
What are the types of ear piercing?
There are several types of ear piercing, including:
Will it hurt?
Ear piercing can cause some discomfort or pain, but the sensation is usually brief and mild. The level of pain experienced may vary depending on the individual’s pain tolerance and the location of the piercing.
After ear piercing, it is essential to keep the piercing clean and dry to prevent infection. Piercers usually provide aftercare instructions, which may include cleaning the piercing site with saline solution and avoiding swimming or other activities that may expose the piercing to bacteria. It is also important to avoid changing the earring too soon and to choose hypoallergenic jewelry to minimize the risk of allergic reactions.