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    Default Piercing Retirement/ Is it odd to fall out of love with your piercing?

    I’m tempted to take my tragus out for various reasons, it’s painful, looks odd on my ear now & I’ve fallen out of love with it.
    I have a few questions.
    1. Will I have to still keep cleaning it when i’ve taken it out? (because of the swelling).
    2. Any chance I could get an unwanted infection?
    3. Will it leave a mark when the jewellery is removed?

    Thanks��

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    Currently: 4 lobes, left nostril, left inner conch
    Want: Right helix
    Retired: Left tragus
    Last edited by ELMawnX; 11-13-2017 at 03:24 PM.

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    1. No.
    2. No.
    3. Impossible to say.
    Piercings: 6 lobes, 2 12mm stretched lobes, 4 helices, 3 tragus, daith, 2 nostril, 2.4mm VCH, 1 upper conch, 2.4mm daith, philtrum
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    Number 3 is a lottery. Ive had piercings scar, some not scar, and there's no correlation with how long I've had them before retiring or anything significant, it's just that some left marks for a little while, some have scarred permanently and some haven't left even a trace that they used to be there
    Left 8mm lobe, Inner conch, Industrial, Daith
    Right 10mm lobe, Snug
    Right eyebrow, Septum, Smiley, Left lower lip, Right lower lip
    10 Tattoos

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    When I've taken a piercing out I've never cleaned it after. I don't think you can get an infection unless it's already infected. And yes it's possible to fall out of love with piercings. That's why piercings are so great. You can take them out whenever and they might or might not scar.
    Left ear: 3 Lobe piercings, Auricle, Helix, Conch and Forward Helix
    Right ear: 3 Lobe piercings, Auricle, Helix, Conch x2 and Forward helix
    Facial: Left nostril, Septum, Philtrum and Inverse Vertical Labret
    Want: Right Nostril and High nostrils
    Retired: Naval x2, Right Nostril, Anti-Trague and multiple lobe/Auricle piercings
    Tattoos: None but I want some.

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