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cvbgc Posts: 169
hi im thinking of getting my ears pierced. i had it done years ago as a kid but my ears got inflamed and the pain was terrible. i have sensitive ears. i know you can get special earrings in the chemists for sensitive ears but there not great. for my wedding id love to get the sparkly dangling ones . anyone with any ideas can you get these earrings for sensitive ears. i dont want to get my ears pierced if you cant get them.
Deirdre Langan Photography Posts: 65
Have you considered earrings for non-pierced ears? I've never tried them but have seen pretty substantial earrings worn by brides that were for non-pierced ears.
NemoFish Posts: 2501
Do you know what you are allergic to? Like if you were to wear 9/18ct gold earrings would that inflame them?
cvbgc Posts: 169
not sure what im actually illergic to as it was when i was a kid.
NemoFish Posts: 2501
I'm no expert, but as far as I know most people who have sensitive ears, its usually caused by cheaper metals. I don't know what is in the ones in the chemist, but I think they are plated with something. I think you might be ok with proper gold. And there are plenty of nice ear rings available like that.
MrsAC Posts: 1190
Hey i had the except same problem had my ears pierced around times when i was younger but they just kept getting infected , I went to clares accessories and explained to them about my ears and i got them repierced in feb and what ever they pierced them with worked they didn't get infected once !!!!
cvbgc Posts: 169
thanks fomobride, can you wear any type of earrings now
chrystal Posts: 863
I had similar problems as a chid but over the past few years I've been able to wear ear rings again on an occasional basis and thankfully don't have the problem anymore, although out of fear I guess of the horrible infections again, I only wear them for nights out, weddings etc.
MrsAC Posts: 1190
Yea i have sliver stud ones that i wear most of the time but i have like cheap dressy ones for wknds when i go out and have no problem
cvbgc Posts: 169
thanks girls now all i have to do is work up the courage to actually get them pierced :eek