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Lip pierced healing?

I got my lip pierced about a month ago and still have alot of swelling on the inside. How long can this last?

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ashlrenee

Asked by ashlrenee at 3:43 AM on Jun. 8, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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  • swelling should last about a week... not a whole month!!
    mrsary

    Answer by mrsary at 5:14 AM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • you might have an infection....have you been using mouth wash like 5 times a day to try to keep the infection from happening I know that sounds excessive that is what my piercing guy recommends and after eating too.
    djavongirl

    Answer by djavongirl at 12:01 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • wash it with sea salt use camomile tea make ice cubes out of brewed tea..
    dont touch it alot an make sure the piercer put good quality jewelery in it
    redivy

    Answer by redivy at 12:51 PM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • What kind of jewelry do you have in it? Mine healed in like 10 days, but I changed the jewelry a few days after it was pierced. A friend of mine had to have help prying the ring out of his lip because it was too tight and his didn't heal for over a month, after he put different jewelry in.
    Mrs.BAT

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 1:07 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

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