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norrisal08
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Quote norrisal08 Replybullet Topic: tragus rejecction/migration?? help
    Posted: October/15/2011 at 11:13am
Hi eveyone. So I got my tragus pierced 5 weeks ago and i think it is healing up pretty well.... the swelling has gone down, no redness/pain and it looks good! the only thing is, there is a little dot above it and i think thats where the piercing use to be.. it is not noticable until after I do a saline soak on it and thats when the hole looks a little bigger than usual and the mark above it is more noticable; however, when it hasnt been cleaned for a few hours it looks great and you cant even notice it... I am confused! I hope it is not rejecting beccause I LOVEEE my piercing and really dont wanna take it out...
 
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Quote tattooedtrish Replybullet Posted: October/15/2011 at 5:05pm
I'm not a pro, but I'm sure the pros on here will be able to help better if you post a picture.
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Quote BigMikeHOOKED Replybullet Posted: October/15/2011 at 5:39pm
A picture would definitely help but it sounds like you are just still healing. Keep up with your soaks as your piercing is still healing after only 5 weeks. I small amount of redness around your piercing is not out of the ordinary at this stage but since I cant see it I cant say for sure. So like I said, keep up with your aftercare and wait a few more weeks and see where you're at. 
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Quote snowangel Replybullet Posted: October/18/2011 at 4:13pm
Tragus piercings aren't that likely to reject and yours is probably just doing what a tragus does. Soaking will make a piercing hole look bigger for a short, migrating or not. It will also annoy a piercing if you do it too often or too strong, which might explain it being cranky for a bit afterward. Cartilage piercings sometimes get bumps like that too... it's not that weird. If you're worried go see your piercer about it.
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Quote Cale Replybullet Posted: October/18/2011 at 8:53pm
Tragus migration/rejection is a pretty common problem when it's not pierced correctly. If you have a picture, it would be super helpful.
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