Insert a smaller gauged belly ring. Over time, if your skin is healthy and maintains a good elasticity, the hole will shrink in size to fit the smaller ring. Leave out any belly ring. Over time, if your skin is healthy and maintains a good elasticity, the hole will reduce in size or possibly completely close.
Secondly, why is my belly piercing hole getting bigger?
There are several reasons. If it’s new, there could be swelling, meaning that a longer bar will be required. You might have too much weight on the lower part of the bar, meaning it will need to be replaced with something lighter. … I would never get a navel piercing because my own weight fluctuates too much.
Also to know is, can you reopen a belly button piercing?
If you recently got a belly piercing, you should wait till the piercing heals fully. Then, you can get a new one. It takes at least 3-4 months for the piercing to settle in properly. However, the time frame differs from person to person.
Will my belly button piercing close up after 5 years?
Answer: Will my navel piercing hole close over? If you still have a piercing hole after five years then its very unlikely it will now close. The hole has formed a “scar” and is now lined with skin keeping the tract open.
Fresh belly piercings tend to close quickly. If you’ve had one for years, it can close in a few weeks, but for some people it can take longer. Make sure you clean the area regularly until it’s fully healed. If you want to keep your piercing for the long term, put jewelry in it all the time.
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).
Belly button piercing rejections can happen at any point – even months or years after you‘ve had the piercing done. Due to the fact that they can happen so slowly, you might think you’re out of the woods, even if you’re not.
Sleeping on your belly while trying to heal a belly button piercing can lead to snagging and issues healing. It is best to try to avoid sleeping on that area for at least the first few months.