Pierced ears need to prevent N kinds of health risks
Beauty is human nature. Many people like to wear pierced ears. In any case, pierced ears are wounds to the skin. They are easy to be infected with wounds, especially in weird positions such as auricle cartilage, nose, and navel.Beware of bacterial infections, the consequences can be severe!
◆ What do I need to pay attention to after piercing?
a) Avoid squeezing and hitting your ears when washing your face and sleeping. Do not get water in the ears for at least 7 days after you pierce the ears. Keep the ears dry and ventilated.
b) Gently rotate the ear needle daily to prevent it from sticking to the skin.
c) Do not touch the pierced ear with dirty hands or turn the ear needle frequently.
◆ What should I do if I don’t get inflammation after piercing?
After pierced ears, apply topical 75% alcohol immediately and for 2-3 times / day for at least 1 week.
Chloramphenicol eye drops are low in effective ingredients and are not suitable, while chloramphenicol ointment is too viscous and easily adsorbs dirt.
Seek medical attention if you are still inflamed and severe.
◆ Piercing earrings should be worn after the ears are worn. Piercing the ear holes can damage the tissue. For protection, no matter whether the body is scarred or not, special care should be taken not to allow the wound to cause scarring.
Generally, there will be a short redness and swelling in the puncture site after ear piercing. If the duration is 2-3 days, it is normal. If it is red or swollen for one week or more, it may be infected, and there will be pus.It is infected, which is related to the unsanitary tools during ear piercing and the lack of careful disinfection and anti-inflammatory after ear piercing.
At this time, you should immediately sterilize with alcohol, replace the earrings with sterilized medical silk threads, and use a few strands of silk as a plant for the ear holes to prevent the ear holes from closing and to drain the secretions. This can prevent the infection from aggravating.If necessary, antibiotics should be taken orally or injected to reduce inflammation, and then wear real gold and silver earrings after 1-3 months. When the situation is stable, put on your favorite earrings.
◆ Q & A Q1 for ear perforation: Will there be bleeding from piercing?
A1: There is usually no obvious bleeding in piercing, a small amount of bleeding is possible.
Because there are no large blood vessels on the earlobe.
Although ear piercing is a very small operation, it must be done in a regular place. Otherwise, if you contract an infection, you will lose more.
Q2: How to choose earrings after piercing?
A2: After three days of pierced ears, it is best to change the fine gold or sterling silver hoop earrings to facilitate the ventilation of the pierced ears.
If earrings are used, do not fasten the ear needles and needle holders, it is better to leave a certain space, otherwise it is easy to cause swelling due to airtightness.
Note that earrings should be cleaned with disinfectant every two days when they have just been pierced.
Q3: Does ear pierce heal without earrings?
A3: At the beginning of piercing, you should always wear earrings, otherwise it may heal.
If it is inflamed, if it is not serious, you can use sterilized medical silk to wear earrings instead of earrings, which can prevent the infection from aggravating. You can remove the earrings at will after six months without worrying about healing.