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Piercings have become a popular form of self-expression in recent years, with more and more people getting them. However, getting a piercing is just the first step in a long process. Once you have your new piercing, it’s important to take good care of it in order to ensure that it heals properly and doesn’t become infected.
The first thing to keep in mind is that everyone’s body is different, and everyone’s piercings will heal at a different rate. However, there are some basic aftercare steps that you can take to promote healing and prevent infection.
One of the most important things to remember is to keep your piercing clean. Clean the piercing regularly with saline solution, which is a mixture of salt and water. You can either buy saline solution at a pharmacy or make it at home by mixing a quarter teaspoon of salt into a cup of warm water. Use a cotton swab to apply the solution to the piercing, and then gently rinse the area with warm water.
It’s also important to avoid touching your piercing as much as possible, as this can introduce bacteria and cause infection. When you do need to touch it, make sure your hands are clean and use a cotton swab.
Finally, be patient. Piercings can take weeks or even months to heal completely, and it’s important to avoid changing jewelry or removing it too soon. Follow these aftercare steps and give your piercing the time and attention it needs to heal properly.