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    Hi everyone

    I am just wondering if it hurts to get a helix piercing? On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being no pain at all, and 10 being agony)

    I think I am fairly good with pain, I've had 3 tattoos and lip fillers etc where the pain is all bearable, but I was still wondering!

    Any help will be appreciated

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    It's pretty sore at the time, (when it was actually pierced) not enough to make me cry out or anything. But it was mildly sore for a long time after, maybe until the next day. I had mine done about a month ago and now, when someone touches it or if I sleep on it, it can be really sore, like a really bad bruise. I've had to change how I sleep because of it! But don't worry, all that sounds bad but it's really not, and I'm sure if you've had tattoos and other piercings it will be fine in comparison Good luck!!
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    I'd say 3 out of 10. The moment you actually get it feels just like a pinch, I barely noticed it (and my pain threshold is not particularly high or anything!).
    It takes AGES to heal though. I could hardly touch my ear in the following weeks, it even bleeded from time to time and so on. But it'll pass eventually, and now I love it and am thinking of getting a second piercing I got my helix in December, I'd say that by the following summer at the latest it had completely healed.
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    (Original post by triggerd)
    I'd say 3 out of 10. The moment you actually get it feels just like a pinch, I barely noticed it (and my pain threshold is not particularly high or anything!).
    It takes AGES to heal though. I could hardly touch my ear in the following weeks, it even bleeded from time to time and so on. But it'll pass eventually, and now I love it and am thinking of getting a second piercing I got my helix in December, I'd say that by the following summer at the latest it had completely healed.
    Thank you - very helpful I think it will be ok as long as I clean it regularly etc!
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    (Original post by ThePancake)
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    It's pretty sore at the time, (when it was actually pierced) not enough to make me cry out or anything. But it was mildly sore for a long time after, maybe until the next day. I had mine done about a month ago and now, when someone touches it or if I sleep on it, it can be really sore, like a really bad bruise. I've had to change how I sleep because of it! But don't worry, all that sounds bad but it's really not, and I'm sure if you've had tattoos and other piercings it will be fine in comparison Good luck!!
    Thank you - that doesn't seem too bad
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    (Original post by CharlotteMRW)
    Thank you - very helpful I think it will be ok as long as I clean it regularly etc!
    Yeah - I forgot to mention that, but that's really really important! As long as you meticulously clean it, you'll be fine.
    A tip: don't use peroxide, it slows down the healing process and it's unnecessarily aggressive. Physiological saline is absolutely OK!
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    (Original post by triggerd)
    Yeah - I forgot to mention that, but that's really really important! As long as you meticulously clean it, you'll be fine.
    A tip: don't use peroxide, it slows down the healing process and it's unnecessarily aggressive. Physiological saline is absolutely OK!
    Thanks!!! Very helpful
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    Im scared of getting mine done I need like numbers on a scale of 1-10 being no pain to really bad pain can someone give me advice ....
 
 
 
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