A Daith piercing is a small, piercing through the ear. It is typically done on the forehead about two inches from the eyebrow and can be used to treat migraines. There are a few theories on how it works. One theory suggests that they act as filters for certain ions which cause pain in some patients; another theory argues that they stimulate nerves in this area which release endorphins and adrenaline into the body, therefore relieving pain; while others say that they increase blood flow by restricting its flow to other areas of your face. But what’s most interesting is how many people have reported successful treatments with this one simple procedure!
Is bleeding normal after a daith piercing?
No. Bleeding is not normal after a Daith piercing. There are many reasons why it might be bleeding, the most common being an infection of some sort. You should see your piercer immediately if this happens. Please do not continue to pierce or heal the area without first consulting your piercer.
Does a Daith piercing hurt?
It is a common misconception that the Daith piercing is harder to handle than other types of piercings, even though each individual piercing is based on personal preference and different experiences.
What do I do if my piercing is bleeding?
If your piercing is bleeding, it is important to take action. The most common reasons for this are infection (itself often due to poor hygiene and the possibility of an in-the-ear piercing, which requires extra attention to cleaning) or a blockage.
If your piercing is bleeding, do not attempt to remove any jewellery from your ear yourself. If you don’t have access to medical assistance, wrap some gauze or cotton around the jewellery and place it over the area (not in the hole) for a few minutes so that there is no contact with your skin. You should be able to go about daily activities during this time period.
Why is there blood coming out of my piercing?
Bacteria in your air can cause serious infections in your piercing. If you don’t have access to medical assistance, you should use a clean, dry cloth to clean the area and bandage it with a band-aid. After cleaning your piercing, it is usually best to rinse in clean running water following the same steps used for cleansing jewellery: gently scrub out the excess bacteria and sterilize your skin before removing jewellery.
What should I do if my piercing is still bleeding?
If you don’t have access to medical assistance, wrap some gauze or cotton around the pierced area and place it over the area (not in the hole) for a few minutes so that there is no contact with your skin.
Why do piercings bleed after 6 months?
The truth is that piercing after 3 months, 6 months, or a year will likely be no different from a piercing done earlier on. However, if the piercing has been neglected or not cared for properly, it is possible that you may have an infection. This infection could cause continued bleeding and may make your piercings more prone to infection.
How should I care for my new piercings?
Piercings are special body parts, especially the ones that require daily care and attention (e.g., the ears), because if they do not get proper attention and care then they can become infected and/or get problems that might not be easily treated by a professional piercer.