Why is it bad to use rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide to clean your earlobe piercing?

I recently have my ears pierced. I was told to mix sea salt with water to clean my piercing. Why is it bad to clean my piercing with rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide?

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