How To Get Rid Of Cartilage Piercing Bumps

Cartilage Piercing Bumps

Getting the ears and nose pierced is a big fashion and beauty trend among girls and women. Nowadays, many men are also seen with pierced ears. The piercing is mainly done on the cartilage part of the nose. Some people like to get ear pieced on top area of ear, which is the cartilage area. Scars and bumps can occur after the piercing is done. These are very small and the bumps look raised. The bumps are also formed due to wearing loose jewelry and using piercing gun. Although the problem is not serious, it does cause discomfort and itching to the affected person. The bumps go away within two months time. You can take steps to avoid inconvenience and problems caused by these bumps. We will give you tips for this.

Following Are The Tips On How To Get Rid Of Cartilage Piercing Bumps:

Use Warm Compress

Keep the pierced area clean. Dip cotton in lukewarm water. Use it for cleaning the bump affected area. You can also get relief by using warm compress. Dip gauge or cloth in warm water. Apply on affected area like a compress.

Use Warm Compress

Use Sterilized Piercing Equipments

Piercing the ear and nose cartilages with unsterilized materials is the main cause of formation of bumps. It causes spreading of infection to other people. Thus, you should avoid this. Ensure that you do the piercing with sterilized materials like needle and gun.

Use Sterilized Piercing Equipments

Use Sea Salt 

It is possible to treat cartilage piercing bumps with salt soak. Boil water in a vessel. Take off the vessel and mix sea salt in water. Mix well and cool the solution. Dip cotton in this solution and apply on bump affected area. Remove the cotton after two minutes. Do this two times daily. Don’t apply pressure to jewelry worn.

Sea Salt

Use Lemon Juice

Lemon juice can help in healing the piercing bumps and scars. Add lemon juice to little amount of water. Apply on affected area with the help of cotton. Do this for ten minutes daily. This remedy is effective for bumps treatment.

Lemon Juice

Maintain Good Hygiene

Poor hygiene habits can cause bumps due to cartilage piercings. Maintain good hygiene habits by keeping the hands clean always. Don’t touch the ear and nose if your hands are unclean and dirty. Avoid touching the piercings when it is just freshly pierced. Keep the hair tied at back.

Maintain Proper Hygiene

Use Tea Tree Oil

Apply tea tree oil to area affected by bumps. Use cotton for applying the oil. It will be beneficial to do the remedy two times daily. Avoid skin sensitivity by mixing water with tea tree oil. Use oil that is hundred percent pure. The oil heals the bumps due to its antiseptic properties.

Tea Tree Oil

Use Honey

Honey is a natural ingredient that can heal the cartilage piercing bumps. Apply honey on affected area with cotton. Do this three times daily. It will help in healing the bumps.

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Use Herbal Compress

Herbal compress can provide relief in cartilage piercing bumps. Make herbal tea by steeping a mixture of herbs in boiling water. The best herbs for this are chamomile and goldenseal. Add ea salt to the tea liquid. Apply the liquid on bumps with the help of cloth. Keep for ten minutes. Use the herbal compress two times daily.

Use Herbal Compress

Use Aspirin

You can heal the bumps with aspirin. Grind the medicine to get its powder. Mix water in it. Ensure that aspirin is mixed well. Apply on affected areas. Repeat this twice or thrice daily. Aspirin cures the piercing bumps by widening, unblocking and opening blood vessels.


Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.

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