It is a type of surface piercing done on the collarbone area. A lesser seen piercing, collar bone surface piercing suits people who do not wear neck accessories.
In this type of perforation, the piercer will dirt-free your skin, however, it is always preferred to wash the area with soap before you head for piercing. A professional piercer offers valuable advice on the appropriate jewelry gauge, material and shape for your particular piercing. Before insertion, be rest assured that the item is mirrored finish, free from surface scratches and is infection-free.
In order to scale down the possibility of rejection, sterilizing the surface piercing is a good move. A saline solution or a non-iodized sea salt solution is the best and recommended way to clean the piercing without agitating it. For the initial few weeks, the piercing should be cleaned 2-3 times a day. To avoid any complication or problem, follow your aftercare instructions for the next six months without fail. Healing for the neck area is slow in comparison to other parts of the body, hence adhering to the aftercare instructions will work in favor of you.
Although it looks attractive, the process breaks the skin from inside and be a reason for possible infections. Any unhygienic approach without the right care increases the chances of fungi or bacteria related infections. Some symptoms of infection include: Pain in & around the area. Redness & swelling after a couple of weeks. Oozing of pusSkin discoloration around the entire abdomen (advanced stage) Presence of abscess
Rejection is a situation where the body simply rejects the artificial modification. The symptoms usually include redness around the area clubbed with greenish or yellow discharge. Mild pain along with a crust the formation followed by moderate movements appear near the belly button which may continue for a few months. However, it will not pull or stretch the skin. Once displaced, the skin will eventually heal giving an impression that the entire thing is moving from the original place. Lastly, the body completely rejects the jewelry and you need to use antibacterial solutions along with non-iodized salt water at least twice a day.
Clean the pierced area a few hours later with salt and water. Showering is a good alternative to bathing as the fresh stream of water keeps the area clean at all times. Never wipe it with a towel or cloth because they carry germs. Use a tissue instead.
Depending on the kind of navel piercing, the jewelry differs. Additionally, people have different types of navel, so it also plays a critical role in determining the kind of jewelry. Some common options include:
The average healing time for most nipple piercings is 6-12 months.
Soak your piercing with sea salt solution (SSS) for five minutes twice per day for the first few months, and once per day after. You can do this with moistened cotton balls or by holding a shot glass full of SSS to your nipple. You should also cleanse your piercing 4-6 times per day between SSS soaks with piercing aftercare spray. Be sure to wash your hands any time you clean your piercing or handle your jewelry. Avoid wearing clothing that could catch and pull on your jewelry, injuring your piercing and prolonging your healing time. Be careful when removing clothing and wear thick cotton shirts or for females, a padded bra to protect your piercing while it heals. Get good rest, hydration, and nutrition to allow your body to devote as much energy as possible to healing. Don't move your jewelry to break up dried lymph fluids, or “crusties,” which the body secretes as a natural part of the healing process. Instead, use SSS or aftercare spray to soften the crusties and then gently wipe them away with a cotton ball or facial tissue. Applying balms, creams, cosmetics, or ointments to your piercing while it is healing, as they may trap bacteria and increase the risk of infection. Completely submerging the piercing in water, which can carry bacteria that may lead to infection. Washing your piercing with regular soap, unless your piercer strongly recommends it. Engaging in manual or oral nipple play before your piercing is completely healed, which could increase the risk of damage and infection.
The chest or cleavage piercings can be adorned with various types of jewelry. Some choices famous among people are as below
The size of the ornaments in the initial phase should be 1.2 mm to 1.4 mm. After the wound recovers, the jewelry can be larger or smaller as per the choice. The material of the jewelry should ideally be Gold, Sterling silver, surgical steel, titanium or niobium as they are hypo allergic and non-corrosive. They will not cause itching or irritation.