Lose weight use Qtip. Obesity has become the #1 health problem in us. Is the major cause of type 2 diabetes, preventable heart & arterial disease & later in age need for hip and/or knee replacement. So please get on a program to reduce your caloric intake. You may feel great at the moment, but health problems will start insideously. Using a moist q-tip is perfectly safe to use in the belly button.