A 19-year-old female asked:
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where can i get checked to see if i'm healthy enough to get my belly button periced?

4 doctor answers
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Primary doctor: Your primary care physician would be a good person.
Answered on Sep 15, 2013
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Any doctor: Urgent care centers or primary care doctor or a walk in clinic.
Answered on Sep 15, 2013
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
19 years experience Pediatrics
.: Make sure there is no local infection or anyother medical condition like bleeding disorder that would prevent you from having a piercing. A common cold is not a contraindication (if you are not on some sort of aspirin).
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Health check: Start with visit to your PCP for general checkup.
Answered on Apr 28, 2015

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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Yes it may be infect: Yes have it checked as it may be an infection or a keloid.
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Either: You could do either.
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Higher risk: You could but chances of keloid there are high

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