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It's been 3 days since I got my cartilage pierced, it's very sore and red...when she the soreness and redness go away?

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:25 PM on Apr. 26, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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  • I didn't really have redness but I did have soreness ... mostly when trying to sleep on that side. Lasted a month or so.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:29 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • you will definitely have soreness for a while, but if you keep it clean and properly maintain it the redness should go away really soon.

    Answer by bdflykisses at 5:34 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • Mine hurt for years. I finally just took them out. LOL

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 5:50 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • My redness and soreness lasted for months. just make sure you you clean it! Gl!

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 6:28 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • it wont last as long as it could if you dont sleep on it

    Answer by flipper4u21 at 7:23 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • More than one month, easily several months. Listen to June Mama -- cartilage much more prone to infection.

    Answer by Whimsee at 7:35 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • it took my dads 2 years to stop hurting....and it still hurts him....mine only hurts when i get my earring caught in something, it only took mine 2 weeks to heal and stop hurting completely even though i did keep cleaning it, then i stretched it 3 months after it healed (which made it hurt again) now i just pull it out when im in the shower and clean it like that

    Answer by Lizzypuppylove at 7:56 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • My lasted until I could no longer take it and took it out..

    Answer by midnightmoma at 7:57 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • Ugh, getting mine done was the worse decision I ever made.....and it got infected after only 6 months, so I took it out....My 12-yr. old did better with hers, lol, and she recently just took hers out (after a year), b/c it finally got infected as well.....Good luck!!! I wish it went better for us!!

    Answer by cfh72 at 10:04 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • Mine never did stop hurting. I got mine done and wound up taking it out within the week because I couldn't lay on my ear at all! That was totally painful!

    Answer by m-avi at 10:25 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

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