What Does Ear Piercing Feel Like?

Does ear piercing hurt with a gun?

Piercing Guns Hurt.

Piercing gun studs are blunt, and make their way through the earlobe with brute force.

This not only results in a more painful piercing, but also in more trauma that can make healing more difficult—and this is especially an issue when piercing guns are used to pierce the cartilage in the upper ear.

Is piercing ear painful?

Different parts of the ear are bound to hurt more than others because the flesh varies, but here are the most painful ear piercings in order: The ear lobe is generally considered the least painful piercing whereas cartilage piercings – like the helix, forward helix, tragus, conch and so on – will usually be more

What to expect when piercing ears?

Right after an earlobe piercing, your ear may be red or swollen. That should go away after a day or two. If it continues, feels itchy, or has a discharge, try this three times a day: Wash your hands with soap and water.

How long do ears hurt after piercing?

First 1-3 Days: There might be some mild bruising and mild swelling. The piercing site may also be tender to touch. There might be a few spots of blood at the piercing site.