How to Remove a Stuck Labret Stud

Written by nicole ramage
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When your labret stud gets stuck, it can swell up and hurt badly. It is important that you remove it as soon as possible to avoid infection. Removing a stuck labret stud can hurt, but is not that difficult and is completely necessary.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • Tweezers
  • Non-alcohol mouthwash

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Wash your hands thoroughly with hot soapy water to kill any germs on them before putting them in your mouth.

  2. 2

    Unscrew the ball of the piercing on the outside of your labret.

  3. 3

    Fold over your bottom lip with one hand so that you can see the back side of the labret piercing.

  4. 4

    Grab hold of the back of the piercing with the tweezers. Gently but firmly pull upward on the labret stud. You may have to be very firm with it so that it will come loose. It may hurt or even bleed.

  5. 5

    Rinse your mouth out with an alcohol-free mouthwash to kill any germs that may be in the piercing site.

Tips and warnings

  • Rinse your mouth with water if you are bleeding. If infection persists, visit a doctor immediately.

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