How long does a helix piercing take to heal?

I've had my helix pierced for 3 weeks now and it's still shedding dead skin cells, it's still sore and red.

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  1. leannemarie Says:

    It all depends on the person, as soon as the swelling reduces, and the soreness vanishes, then the healing process will begin :-) I’d say wait at least 6-8 weeks before changing the jewellery.

  2. Kit Kat Says:

    6-8 weeks just like most piercings.

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