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Do I need to take out my belly ring if I am pregnant?

Do I need to take out my belly ring if I am pregnant?

Recommend it: Naval Rings my migrate as the abdominal size expands in later pregnancy which may lead to scarring. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it safe to have or get a belly ring while I'm pregnant?

Is it safe to have or get a belly ring while I'm pregnant?

DO NOT GET: UNNECESSARY PROCEDURES DONE WHEN YOU ARE PREGNANT. A piercing is always ELECTIVE!! . ...Read more

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How long does it take for a belly ring to heeled?

How long does it take for a belly ring to heeled?

Up to 12 months: Average healing times by piercing locations. Facial to include earlobes– usually 6 to 12 weeks, ear cartilage 6 to 12 weeks, oral or tongue – 3 to 6 weeks, nipple - 2 to 4 months, genital – up to 9 months and navel – up to 12 months. See: http://piercingu. Com/piercing-healing-time/ ...Read more

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Could there be a reason to take out my tongue/belly ring piercings for surgery?

Could there be a reason to take out my tongue/belly ring piercings for surgery?

Yes: They interfere with xrays, and they are possible sources of contamination. The tongue piercing can be knocked off and aspirated during intubation. Its better to be safe than sorry. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop your belly ring from hurting?

What is the best way to stop your belly ring from hurting?

Re-assess: You must first be sure the area is not infected. The best way to do this is to make an appointment with your physician. You must also make sure you clean the area as instructed. Be sure the belly jewelry is the right size, as well. Finally, you may not be someone who can tolerate jewelry in that area. You may need to remove it. Make sure there is no infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I address my belly ring infection?

How can I address my belly ring infection?

Seek med eval: Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply to piercing site. ...Read more

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How to prevent a belly ring from getting infected or atracting lint?

How to prevent a belly ring from getting infected or atracting lint?

Follow instructions: 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 on piercing & allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Or you can buy pressurized saline solution at a drug store. An alternate way to clean navel piercings: rapidly turn over a cup of warm saline on to the piercing. This should create a small ...Read more

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I accidently ripped out my belly ring in the spa will chlorine infect it or heal it?

I accidently ripped out my belly ring in the spa will chlorine infect it or heal it?

Traumatic tear: If you have an open wound don't recommend being in public water like pool ect. Recommend medical eval. ...Read more

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Is white pus normal for belly ring?

Is white pus normal for belly ring?

Pus is NOT normal.: Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply to piercing site. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about white puss normal for belly ring that's 9 weeks old?

Should I be concerned about white puss normal for belly ring that's 9 weeks old?

Pus is not normal: Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply to piercing site. ...Read more

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What are the negative consequences of taking out 5 month old belly ring for 15-20 mins?

What are the negative consequences of taking out 5 month old belly ring for 15-20 mins?

It depends: The ring should be removed if their are signs or symptoms of infection. Look for redness, drainage, or oozing. If any of these symptoms develop you should seek a medical opinion. ...Read more

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Can you catch any disease from someone else's belly ring even if it's been cleaned before insertion?

Can you catch any disease from someone else's belly ring even if it's been cleaned before insertion?

Yes: Hepatitis b and hepatitis c are 2 of the more popular infections that people can get through this type of swap. What is that person's HIV status? This is a very dangerous practice. ...Read more

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I took my belly ring out but then it wouldn't close so I repierced it but I think it might be infected. What should I do?

I took my belly ring out but then it wouldn't close so I repierced it but I think it might be infected. What should I do?

Seek med eval: Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply to piercing site. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get a belly ring infection even if you have good hygiene?

How likely is it to get a belly ring infection even if you have good hygiene?

It can still happen: 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 on piercing & allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Or you can buy pressurized saline solution at a drug store. An alternate way to clean navel piercings: rapidly turn over a cup of warm saline on to the piercing. This should create a small ...Read more

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Will my belly ring hole close up ever?

Will my belly ring hole close up ever?

Yes: Yes, in time. Keep clean with soap and water and a dab of vaseline at all times. ...Read more

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If you don't have anything to clean your belly ring with what can you use?

If you don't have anything to clean your belly ring with what can you use?

Salt water: 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 on piercing & allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Or you can buy pressurized saline solution at a drug store. An alternate way to clean navel piercings: rapidly turn over a cup of warm saline on to the piercing. This should create a small ...Read more