Can I gain or lose weight with a belly piercing? The short answer is yes. … Drastic weight gain or loss over a short period of time can cause your belly piercing to be rejected, even if it’s years old.
Moreover, do I have to be skinny to get my bellybutton pierced?
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.
Accordingly, why you should not get a belly piercing?
A piercing on your belly button is more likely to get infected than other body parts because of its shape. It’s easy for bacteria to hole up inside it. If the piercing needle wasn’t sterile, there’s a chance you could get serious infections like hepatitis or tetanus.
Can you sleep on your stomach with a belly button piercing?
When you get a new piercing you should never sleep on the piercing side. For example, if you get a belly button piercing, you should not sleep on your stomach. Try to sleep on your back. … This may take some time to adjust for a certain sleeping position but it is worth it.
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.
If so, it’s advisable to not re-pierce this area as the skin is traumatized; rejection can re-occur, and tearing is likely. Luckily, you have both a top and bottom area of your belly button that can be pierced, if it’s not recommended that you pierce the old scar tissue.
After you’ve been pierced
- 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.
Belly button piercings may appear totally cool and effortless from an outside perspective, but they actually require serious commitment if you want them to look good in the long run. They heal slower than many other types of body piercings, and they require a significant amount of aftercare.
Normal exercise is perfectly safe after piercing your navel. Simply keep your piercing clean and avoid tight clothing, so it doesn’t irritate the piercing while it’s healing. Consult the piercer and your doctor if your piercing shows signs of infection.