April 24, 2010

Earlums ROCK

Piercing has been practiced in many cultures for many centuries. Body piercing was often identified with royalty and portrayed courage and virility. Egyptian pharaohs pierced their navels as a rite of passage. Roman soldiers pierced their nipples to show their manhood. Piercings’ aren't just done to ears. People have their nipples, navels, eyebrows, clitoris hoods, penises, labia, and other body parts pierced, and bits of metal permanently in the piercing's. But Sometimes the piercings can go bad or don't heal.
Here are the average times for healing from body piercings.
Piercing Location Average Healing Time
Ear lobe 6 to 8 weeks
Ear cartilage 4 months to 1 year
Eyebrow 6 to 8 weeks
Nostril 2 to 4 months
Nasal septum 6 to 8 months
Nasal bridge 8 to 10 weeks
Tongue 4 weeks
Lip 2 to 3 months
Nipple 3 to 6 months
Navel 4 months to 1 year
Female genital 4 to 10 weeks
Male genitalia 4 weeks to 6 months
Cheek 4 to 5 months

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