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how to know when your belly button ring is healed

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Six months: should be sufficient to heal the "hole" made with the ring! If it bled it is probably due to some trauma when you removed it! BTW the belly button by ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: Yes.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Naval piercing: If piercing is surrounding by ; rubbing against abdominal fat/ tissue - it may cause injury.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please let us: Know what specifically is concerning you. Clarify &re-ask.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
35 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: If it is damp becuase of the accumulation of perspiration it is normal. If the moisture is due to irriation of the ring or infection where it is pe ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Navel piercing: New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day. Do not twist jewelry / post. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water), place ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
23 years experience Family Medicine
Check for infection: if the piercing is not healing well it may caused by infection, if it is red, swollen and tender with discharge get it checked out,
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Healing : It usually will look pretty good after 2 weeks, however your body is will repair the area for 6 months.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ask it: Please submit a clear & specific question about navel piercings. Clarify and re-ask.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
See answer: No more pain, no more swelling, no more redness, ...The same as when a person has their ears pierced. Best wishes.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please be: specific with the info you want about your navel piercing. Clarify and re-ask.

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