The aftercare of body piercing is important to promote good healing and prevent the risk of infection. Healing times for piercing will vary with the type and position of the piercing and vary from person to person. For the first few weeks it is normal for the area to be red, tender and swollen.
Please see links below (from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health website):
Ear and Face Piercing – Click here
Oral Piercing – Click here
Body and Surface Piercing – Click here
Microdermal Implants (Dermal Anchors) – Click here