Why did my piercing hole get bigger?

Why did my piercing hole get bigger?

stretched ear holes, which can occur when the ear hole is stretched due to frequent use of heavy earrings or large gauges. torn ear holes, which can occur accidentally if an earring is snagged or pulled, or after long-term use of heavy earrings or large gauges.

What do you do when your piercing hole gets bigger?

If your earring holes are stretched because of small gauges, ask your doctor about using a punch tool for repair. This nifty machine punches out a hole that’s just a shred larger than the piercing, creating fresh, wounded skin that is then sutured together.

Can your nose piercing get bigger?

Yes you can as I’ve done it myself. I gradually stretched my nose piercing from a 20g to 16g. Invest in some tapers, vasoline and of course bigger gauged jewellery. Go up one size at time, don’t try doing it in one go as you’ll cause yourself more pain than is needed.

How do you heal a stretched nose piercing?

A sea salt solution is a natural way to keep the piercing clean, help it heal, and reduce any swelling that may be causing an unsightly bump. A person can dissolve ⅛ to ¼ of a teaspoon of sea salt in 1 cup of warm distilled or bottled water, rinse the piercing with the solution, then gently pat it dry.

Is my body rejecting my nose piercing?

If your body is rejecting a piercing, you may experience the following symptoms: The jewelry has noticeably moved from its original place. The amount of tissue between the entrance and exit holes gets thinner (there should be at least a quarter inch of tissue between holes).

Does the hole from a nose piercing go away?

Commitment-phobes, we’ll start with the good news: “All nose piercings are going to close,” Thompson said. The not-so-good? “You are going to have some kind of scar, depending on how long you wore your jewelry. The longer you wore the jewelry before closing the piercing, the more pronounced the scar will be.”

What do you do if your nose ring is too big?

Solution: If regular nose hoops don’t seem to be big enough for your piercing, but larger, universal circular rings (such as seamless segment rings) stick out from your piercing too much, a good solution is getting a custom nose ring.

What happens if you don’t downsize nose piercing?

What if I don’t downsize? I’ll be honest- you might be fine! You might also end up with big bumps, irritation, or your piecing migrating and becoming crooked. All these things can cause the piercing to fail and need to be removed.

Can you stretch nose ring hole?

If you want to stretch more gradually, you can wrap a nose ring with incremental layers of stretching tape. To do this, remove your jewelry, wrap it with a layer of stretching tape, and re-insert it. Make sure to give your piercing plenty of time to adjust to the new size, reinforce itself, and then repeat the process.