What precautions should I take post-body piercing?

One needs to take certain precautions to avoid infection and promote quicker healing-

  • If there are oral piercings done, clean them with antiseptic mouthwash after every meal. Also, use a soft-bristled toothbrush for brushing.
  • Clean the pierced site and piercing regularly with clean hands.
  • Stay away from swimming pools, hot tubs, and other water bodies until the piercing is healed.
  • Touch your new piercing only when you clean it.
  • Don’t move the piercing during the initial weeks. Let it be intact to avoid the closure of the hole and delay in healing.