Conventional Piercing Guide Ear – Tragus & Anti-Tragus

Tragus

The tragus is a thick layer of cartilage just below the rook. Like the rook, some will be easier to pierce if the tragus is more pronounced. In those with a small tragus, it can be more difficult to pierce.

Some people report hearing a “pop” sound in their ear during the procedure, although this is not always the case. This sound can startle you, so be prepared and try to relax.

Recommended Starter Jewelry: 16-12 gauge CBR or mini curved barbell

Estimated Healing Time: 2-12 months

Anti-Tragus

The prefix “anti-” is used with piercing to describe a pierce that is located across from the original piercing bearing its name. For example, the anti-tragus is opposite the tragus.

Related posts:

  1. Conventional Piercing Guide Ear – Rook
  2. Conventional Piercing Guide Ear – Daith
  3. Conventional Piercing Guide Ear – Helix
  4. Conventional Piercing Guide Ear – Industrial
  5. Conventional Piercing Guide Ear – Lobe & Non-Cartilage Piercings
  6. Conventional Piercing Guide Ear – Conch & Conch Orbital
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