Don’t want my new cartilage piercing anymore?

I got a snug piercing little over a week ago but it’s just been a new type of painful, uncomfortable, swollen, miserable hell.. and i have a high pain tolerance too (i have a big sternum and rib tattoos). I’m going to take it out but i’m not sure what is the best route. should i just go back to the shop and have... show more I got a snug piercing little over a week ago but it’s just been a new type of painful, uncomfortable, swollen, miserable hell.. and i have a high pain tolerance too (i have a big sternum and rib tattoos). I’m going to take it out but i’m not sure what is the best route. should i just go back to the shop and have the piercer take it out or is it fine to do myself and let it heal on its own?
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