Navel piercings take anywhere from 6 – 12 months to completely heal, so while you’re past the initial healing stage it’s still not done. As long as it’s not super snug (no room to move at all) it should be fine.
Moreover, how far up should a belly button piercing be?
1/2″ to 1″
Accordingly, do belly button piercing holes go away?
If you realize right away that your new notch is not for you, it’s likely to close on its own. “When you get a piercing, it takes four to six weeks for it to heal up, after which time the hole can be permanent,” says New York dermatologist Joshua Zeichner, MD.
What does a rejecting Belly piercing look like?
If your body is rejecting a piercing, you may experience the following symptoms: The jewelry has noticeably moved from its original place. The amount of tissue between the entrance and exit holes gets thinner (there should be at least a quarter inch of tissue between holes).
It is normal. Depending on the length of the bar, the amount of skin and any swelling the bar may not extend further than the length of the pierced hole. … If the piercing was pierced shallow, you will be able to feel it with just gently rubbing your fingers across the skin.
Contrary to popular myth, however, whether or not a belly button piercing will work for you has nothing to do with weight. “What it comes down to is the anatomy in the area you are piercing, much more than someone’s overall body type,” she says.
Typically, belly button piercings go through the “lip” of skin above the belly button. Although most people can technically get these types of piercings, it’s best to have a good flap of skin above the belly button for the piercer to put the jewelry through if you want it to heal properly.
During the healing process, you should do the following:
- Avoid hot tubs, pools, and lakes. Your wound can come into contact with bacteria in the water.
- Opt for clean, loose-fitting clothing. Tight garments can irritate the area and trap bacteria.
- Protect the piercing. …
- Avoid the sun to prevent sunburns.
Why is some white stuff coming out of old piercing? If you are talking about some kind of gooey or greasy white stuff without a smell, the odds are it’s because the skin on the inside of your earring hole is shedding cells. The skin could also be sweating or releasing soap, oil, and water.
It is recommended that you do not wear high waisted jeans to your piercing appointment. Unless you pull them down to a degree, they’ll obstruct the piercing site. After you have your belly button pierced, high waisted jeans would compress the new, sore site and potentially snag your jewelry.
Do I need to have a “perfectly flat stomach” to get a belly button piercing? … No you don’t, in fact you‘ll like not having a perfectly flat stomach when getting it! One of my good friends from high school got hers done in between dance and softball seasons, and she is extremely thin and toned.
Answer: It won’t close, but the repair is relatively simple
Once skin has grown around that tunnel where the piercing was and had years to settle, it won’t close on its own. The good news is that if you truly want it closed, visit a local Plastic Surgeon.
Will my belly button piercing close overnight? Any piercing can close up. It’s a wound and skin naturally tries to heal. … But if you leave it out for too long(the time for healing varies widely between people), it could close up.
If you’re talking about the hole after it already healed, probably yes. If you remove the piercing and leave it out for 10 years overtime the skin will come together and close the hole, it will leave a permanent mark but the hole will close and you won’t be able to put the ring back in unless you repierce it.