You should NEVER try to pierce your own belly button or any other part of your body! The risk of infection is very high if the right equipment isn’t used and if it’s not properly sterilized. The danger of an allergic reaction, bleeding, and scarring is also very real. Aside from that, it would hurt a lot!
Correspondingly, what can you use to pierce your belly button at home?
To pierce your belly button in the safest way possible, you will need: A 14 gauge sterile piercing needle, a 14 gauge belly button ring made from stainless steel, titanium or bioplast, some rubbing alcohol or alcohol wipes, a body ink marker, a piercing clamp and some cotton balls.
In this way, does it hurt to pierce your own belly button?
Good news: most people say that belly button piercings don’t hurt that much. They’re comparable to ear lobe piercings in terms of pain. If you’ve gotten your ear or nose cartilage pierced before, that type of piercing usually hurts more than a belly button piercing.
What can go wrong with 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. Tearing.
Most Painful Piercings
- Daith. A daith piercing is a puncture to the lump of cartilage in your inner ear, above the ear canal. …
- Helix. The helix piercing is placed in the cartilage groove of the upper ear. …
- Rook. …
- Conch. …
- Industrial. …
- Dermal Anchor. …
- Septum. …
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.
Industrial piercings A.K.A scaffold consists of two piercings connected with a single bar. Self-piercing is not advisable but if you are confident of pulling it off then here’s how.
Piercing Age Restrictions
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For a traditional belly button piercing, they‘ll mark the true center above your navel. After the placement is confirmed, the piercer will use a hollow needle to create a hole in the designated location. Once the hole has been made, they may use forceps to hold the area of skin taut while they insert the jewelry.
Some heavy people are still able to get navel piercings because body size isn’t as key a factor as your configuration in the area of the piercing. However, the diminished blood supply caused by excess abdominal fat does make healing more difficult.
Originally Answered: Why do guys think belly button piercings are hot? Men are instinctively drawn to the belly and pelvis of women because it is our reproductive goal. A belly button piercing shows that she is willing to allow someone intimate access to that area. A genital piercing is even better.
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.