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I just pierced my nose by myself with an uncleaned thumb tack. What are ways to keep it clean, so it doesn't get infected.

I did it once before,and it got really infected, but i loved having my nose pierced, and im only 14, so my mom wont take me to get it done, but she said i can do it myself. How can i just keep it clean, Tips! not opinions. thankssss :)

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Rubbing alcohol sounds painful. Maybe try a non-stinging disinfectant like Bactine or Neospirin that turns to foam after you squirt it from the bottle. I used it on a navel piercing and had no problem.

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make sure you clean it twice a day with either antibacterial solution, like dettol, or warm salty water

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Clean it with hydrogen peroxide or rubbing alcohol a few times a day and make sure you turn the piercing.

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It could already be infected since u already pierced it with a unclean needle

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u shouldve rubbed the thumb tack with rubbiing alcohlol

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Let nature take its course and do the world a favor.

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hydrogren peroxide

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HoHOHAha....er what an ass

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That's the funniest, stupidest thing I've ever heard

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Why would youre mom let you do that

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rshackleford

Too late. Better get tetanus shot.

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You're only 14, so it's obvious what your motives are. Youth, peer pressure, cool looks. But I'm really wondering what is wrong with your mother?

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Thumper26

You need to get a tetanus shot! Unless you want lock jaw or septicemia.

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