Monroe piercing still red and swollen, how much longer?

I dont think my piercing is infected, its forming "crusties" like I was told it would, I do salt soaks, rinse with alcohol free mouth wash, brush my teeth after meals and use anti-bacterial soap, but its been a week, why does the swelling go away and come back? also theres still a circle of red around... show more I dont think my piercing is infected, its forming "crusties" like I was told it would, I do salt soaks, rinse with alcohol free mouth wash, brush my teeth after meals and use anti-bacterial soap, but its been a week, why does the swelling go away and come back? also theres still a circle of red around the piercing... I'm going back to work Monday after 2 weeks off and was hoping at that point it would look "normal" (no redness, no swelling) any ideas on what I should do to reduce the redness and swelling before Monday?? thanks =)
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