After washing your hands thoroughly, clean the area of a nose piercing twice daily using a diluted antibacterial soap solution and a cotton swab. Clean the nose jewelry by soaking it in a salt bath.
Like all piercings and permanent body modifications, nose piercings do hurt. A nose piercing hurts somewhat more than a belly or ear piercing due to location, but the piercing professional may be able to apply topical anaesthetic to help with discomfort.
There are many venues that do professional piercings for the nose as well as other body parts like the ear, eyebrow, tongue and lip. Some tattoo parlors may also offer a piercing service.
A nose piercing hurts more when compared to other body piercings, including ear piercings. A nose piercing involves inserting a sterile needle through a nostril or through the septum, both of which are made of cartilage.
In America, most states have laws that restrict piercings to those aged 18 or over. It may be possible to be pierced with a parent's permission but that is dependent on the establishment and on the local and state laws.
Side effects of nose piercing may include infections, perichondritis and the formation of a septal hematoma, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Additionally, nose piercings can fall out easily and the person with the piercing may be at risk of swall...
Nostril piercings, located on the outside area of the nose between the cheeks and nose tip, generally heal completely in two to four months. Septum piercings pierce through cartilage and take longer to heal but generally close in six to eight months.