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Doctor insights on: Unique Belly Button Rings

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Do I have to repierce my belly button if i've kept the ring out for three weeks?

Do I have to repierce my belly button if i've kept the ring out for three weeks?

Likely: The hole is likely closed unless you had had a belly ring for years. ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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Is a constantly damp belly button ring normal?

Is a constantly damp belly button ring normal?

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 penetrating the skin it is not. Impetigo an infection of the skin with staph or strep can frequently be weepy. ...Read more

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What to clean a belly button ring and with what?

What to clean a belly button ring and with what?

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 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 a ...Read more

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I have an important belly button ring question! please help?

I have an important belly button ring question! please help?

Ask it: Please submit a clear & specific question about navel piercings. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i want help with my belly button ring.?

Please be: specific with the info you want about your navel piercing. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Why is my belly button ring bleeding so much?

When was the: piercing done? It may not have healed yet. Have you been twisting the piercing jewelry? Navel piercing may take up to 12 months. ...Read more