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A little bleeding is to be expected with cartilage piercings, the incision in the cartilage needs to be larger than the jewellery gauge going into the piercing, this is to allow the skin to heal between the jewellery and the cartilage. Excessive bleeding is an indication your piercer didn't candle the cartilage before doing the piercing to see where the veins are located on both sides of the cartilage.

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Your industrial piercing is bleeding from no obvious signs of trauma including while sleeping how much bleeding is 'normal' and should you always clean the clotted blood right away?

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