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How long should I wait to change my belly ring to prevent infection?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Well
it usually takes 9 to 12 months for a navel piercing to heal.

In brief: Well
it usually takes 9 to 12 months for a navel piercing to heal.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Totally healed
I would wait until it looks like the skin is healed-no sore spot or scab.
If there is a scab put on vaseline or aquaphor ointment since that will help it help faster.

In brief: Totally healed
I would wait until it looks like the skin is healed-no sore spot or scab.
If there is a scab put on vaseline or aquaphor ointment since that will help it help faster.
Dr. Vicki Levine
Dr. Vicki Levine
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