13 Dec Is it ok to change my earrings or take them out during the healing period?
You should only switch into new earrings after the healing period: 6 weeks for an earlobe piercing and 12 weeks for a cartilage piercing. Advise you return to your local retailer who can check that the piercing has healed correctly. Opportunity to shop new earring styles and trends or possibly for your first pair of earrings.
Newly-pierced ears are very sensitive and require special care and attention. If you take your earrings out for any length of time during the healing period, the holes may close or you may find it to be very difficult to re-insert earrings into a piercing hole that has not fully healed.