To get a finger piercing, decide whether to get a dermal or surface piercing, go to a professional to have the piercing done, and take care of the finger afterward. Initial healing takes about 10 weeks, but the piercing can take six months to a year to heal completely.Continue Reading
Look for piercers online, and check out their reviews. Inspect the shop of any prospective piercer to make sure it is clean and professional.
Choose either a dermal or surface piercing, and make an appointment with the chosen piercer. A finger piercing should take a bit longer than a standard surface piercing.
The piercer should provide aftercare information. Follow any information provided to avoid infection. Soak the piercing in sea salt and warm water solution frequently. Take care not to accidentally pull the piercing out.
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The ring for a new nose piercing should remain in place for at least eight weeks, according to the Tang Center at UC-Berkeley. The total healing time can last up to three or four months.Full Answer >
For the first few days following a tongue piercing, a liquid diet is required; in the month following a tongue piercing, soft foods, such as rice and bananas, placed directly on the molars, should be eaten. Sticky soft foods like mashed potatoes and oatmeal may be problematic, however, as they can become attached to the new jewelry.Full Answer >
In order to find the best place to get a lip piercing, it's best to check a local directory for an oral piercing studio. Because oral piercings can be serious business, it's also a good idea for an interested individual to ask friends who have successful piercings where they had the piercing done.Full Answer >