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Well it depends on how long the piercing has been in place. If it's new and you had a change of heart, the piercing will close up within a few days of the jewellery being removed. However the hole in the cartilage itself will remain open for several months. Cartilage doesnt heal like skin and once it's pierced or damages it can take and extreamely long time to heal.

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the hole will grow skin into it and it will look just like new. the cartelage does not regrow but skin replaces it. I had to take mine out due to an infection and it grew over fine and you cant see it at all. when you squeeze it you can still feel the hole in the cartelage to

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