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Lip:
healing time approximately 3 months
Never touch without washing hands
outside of mouth: Wash with liquid antibacterial soap at least twice a day in the shower. Gently rotating to circulate the jewelry and work the soap in. Let soak to soften any crust that has built up and rinse soap completely away. If crust builds up and you want to clean it while not in the shower, use ear care solution bought at any beauty supply store.
inside of mouth: For the first three weeks, wash you mouth out after anything goes into it: drinking, eating, smoking, etc with a mouth wash solution that is diluted with water. The rest of the healing time, rinse out about 4 times a day with straight mouthwash. You can also wash your mouth out with a sea salt solution.

Cheek:
healing time approximately 1 month
Never touch without washing hands
outside of mouth: Wash with liquid antibacterial soap at least twice a day in the shower. Gently rotating to circulate the jewelry and work the soap in. Let soak to soften any crust that has built up and rinse soap completely away. If crust builds up and you want to clean it while not in the shower, use ear care solution bought at any beauty supply store.
inside of mouth: For the first three weeks, wash you mouth out after anything goes into it: drinking, eating, smoking, etc with a mouth wash solution that is diluted with water. The rest of the healing time, rinse out about 4 times a day with straight mouthwash. You can also wash your mouth out with a sea salt solution.

Scrumper:
healing time approximately 3 weeks
Never touch without washing hands
For the first three weeks, wash you mouth out after anything goes into it: drinking, eating, smoking, etc with a mouth wash solution that is diluted with water. The rest of the healing time, rinse out about 4 times a day with straight mouthwash. You can also wash your mouth out with a sea salt solution.

Tongue:
healing time approximately 1.5 months
Never touch without washing hands
Rinse mouth out with a medical mouthwash, not just plain Listerine, for about 45-60 seconds after every meal. Get a new toothbrush. You may also rinse with sea salt to help heal and clean the wound for 15 seconds. Pain can be reduced with ibuprofen and swelling with ice. Avoid spicy foods.

Ear:
healing time approximately 1.5 months
Never touch without washing hands
Clean at least three times a day with Sensitive Ear Care Solution, which can be bought at any local beauty store. When washing, use a clean q-tip and rotate jewelry to work solution into the piercing. In the shower, use liquid antibacterial soap. Gently rotate jewelry to work the soap into the piercing and rotate when rinsing out.

Eyebrow:
healing time approximately 1.5 months
Never touch without washing hands
Clean at least three times a day with Sensitive Ear Care Solution, which can be bought at any local beauty store. When washing, use a clean q-tip and rotate jewelry to work solution into the piercing. In the shower, use liquid antibacterial soap. Gently rotate jewelry to work the soap into the piercing and rotate when rinsing out.

Nose:
healing time approximately 2months-1year
Never touch without washing hands
Clean at least three times a day with Sensitive Ear Care Solution, which can be bought at any local beauty store. When washing, use a clean q-tip and rotate jewelry to work solution into the piercing. In the shower, use liquid antibacterial soap. Gently rotate jewelry to work the soap into the piercing and rotate when rinsing out.

Nipple:
healing time approximately 3-8 months
Never touch without washing hands
Clean at least three times a day with Sensitive Ear Care Solution, which can be bought at any local beauty store. When washing, use a clean q-tip and rotate jewelry to work solution into the piercing. In the shower, use liquid antibacterial soap. Gently rotate jewelry to work the soap into the piercing and rotate when rinsing out. If bleeding occurs, put gauze over the nipples.

Navel:
healing time approximately 6-9 months
Never touch without washing hands
Clean at least three times a day with Sensitive Ear Care Solution, which can be bought at any local beauty store. When washing, use a clean q-tip and rotate jewelry to work solution into the piercing. In the shower, use liquid antibacterial soap. Gently rotate jewelry to work the soap into the piercing and rotate when rinsing out. If bleeding occurs, put a Band-Aid lightly over the piercing.

Surface:
healing time approximately 2+ months
Never touch without washing hands
Clean at least three times a day with Sensitive Ear Care Solution, which can be bought at any local beauty store. When washing, use a clean q-tip and rotate jewelry to work solution into the piercing. In the shower, use liquid antibacterial soap. Gently rotate jewelry to work the soap into the piercing and rotate when rinsing out. If bleeding occurs, put a Band-Aid lightly over the piercing.

Genital:

FEMALE-
Clitoris, Inner Labia, Hood - healing time approximately 1-2 months
Forchette, Outer Labia - healing time approximately 2-6 months
Labia- healing time approximately
Never touch without washing hands
Wash with liquid antibacterial soap at least twice a day in the shower. Gently rotating to circulate the jewelry and work the soap in. Let soak to soften any crust that has built up and rinse soap completely away. If crust builds up and you want to clean it while not in the shower, use ear care solution bought at any beauty supply store.

MALE-
Prince Albert, Frenum, and Dydoe piercings - healing time approximately 2 to 4 months.
Scrotum, Guiche piercings - healing time approximately 4 to 6 months.
Ampallang, Apadravya piercings - healing time approximately 6 months to a year.
Never touch without washing hands
Wash with liquid antibacterial soap at least twice a day in the shower. Gently rotating to circulate the jewelry and work the soap in. Let soak to soften any crust that has built up and rinse soap completely away. If crust builds up and you want to clean it while not in the shower, use ear care solution bought at any beauty supply store.

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