The tragus is the tongue-like projection of the outer ear and consists of a thin layer of flexible cartilage. The tragus does not have as many nerves as other parts of the ear. Hence, tragus piercing is the least painful as compared to other ear piercings. However, the tragus cartilage is difficult to pierce than regular flesh, which would require the piercer to exert a little more pressure than for other piercings. Read more: Is a Tragus Piercing Painful? Article
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