If your belly button piercing appears to be healing well and shows no signs of complications, you should continue to clean it for about four weeks. However, if you develop an infection, you’ll be stuck cleaning your piercing much longer than that.
Also question is, should I move my belly button piercing while cleaning?
After about two days clean it with anti bacterial soap and a salt water solution. DO NOT move it around or play with it, doing this irritates the piercing.
Simply so, how do I know when my belly button piercing is healed?
Distinguishing between signs of infection and regular healing can be difficult. Pain and swelling right after a piercing are common. It is important to monitor how symptoms change. If symptoms, such as pain, steadily improve, the piercing is probably healing normally.
Can I put Vaseline on my belly piercing?
Yes, vaseline and petroleum jelly products are meant to protect the skin. No, you should not use it on your piercing.
If you don’t clean your bellybutton, a number of problems could occur. These can include: Yeast infection. Most bellybuttons are a breeding ground for bacteria since they‘re a dark, moist area where skin often rests against skin.
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.
Many piercers don’t recommend a flat stomach for a belly button piercing because a belly button piercing feels very tight on a flat stomach. On the other hand, If you have a fat and soft stomach then it totally fine, even you will feel very comfortable with a fat stomach.
Wash your piercing daily.
Then, wash your piercing with antibacterial soap in the shower. Simply add a small amount of soap to your fingertips, and massage and lather the soap onto your piercing for about 20 seconds. Use the shower water to thoroughly rinse off the soap residue.
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.
- A daily saline wash kills bacteria in and around your piercing and keeps it clean, helping the healing process 1.
- The best way to do this is to soak your piercing in salt water for 10 minutes, typically by forming a suction seal between your belly and a cup of salt water.
Really, it’s neither attractive nor trashy. Attractive girls are gonna be attractive and the ones that aren’t will stay that way with or without the piercing. But belly button piercings are at least a lot better than any “face rings” that aren’t on the ears, I’ll give it that.