I scrolled through this thread a little bit before posting asking for advice on how to effectively clean my belly button piercing, but mostly what I found was a list of what not to do and irritation bumps. Anyway there really isn't anything that I can do except take it out, wait 6mos to a year for the hole to close up, and then have it repierced. I don't walk around wearing belly shirts, but I wear a bikini. After a few weeks i noticed the crooked-ness went and it was straighter, and it has been fine ever since. But my prolem was just like yours. My piercer told me that the skin around it may be dry, which could be why it's red but should i be worried about it being infected? As far as health concerns go, there aren’t any major ones associated with getting a belly button piercing. Source: Body Candy Jewelry Oral & Facial Piercing Locations. But Ur … They usually resemble an open square so the bar inside your nose isn't really curved. The area will be swollen and feel tender for up to a week. Read below to learn what may be causing your belly button pain. If you’re concerned about HIV, you can rest easy. Okay, I'm 15 and have want to get my belly-button pierced since I was 12 (now I realize that I was to young at 12). They are quite practical, easy to clean, hide, don't move too much, and easy to switch out when you need to. the key is a flat smooth torso. It looks as tho the needle was passed through at an angle vs straight down. Belly button pain is often associated with the cecum, the appendix, ascending colon, right ovary and fallopian tube, or the right ureter. It doesn't hurt and isn't hot to the touch. If you're getting a bottom belly button piercing or another configuration, like a 4-point belly button piercing or a double pierced belly button, the placement will be different than a standard belly button piercing. There are a few signs of healing that could easily be mistaken for an allergic reaction. I don't really get the point of getting it pierced with a straight barbel actually? To express individuality. A piercing is a small wound and it needs time to heal. While a belly button isn’t quite as unique as your fingerprint, there are still lots of types out there. Posted by 3 hours ago. It's my body, my life and I have fantastic abs! (It doesn’t matter if you’re gay or straight; everyone likes to stand out from the crowd!) i have recently taken mine out, and you can barely notice it. This isn’t totally important if you’re always going to keep your piercing, but once it’s removed, there’s no way to make that coloring go away without cosmetic surgery. Belly Button Piercing After Care . Don't try to change her mind. You're definitely too young to get your belly button pierced. Possible causes of belly button pain: Hernias, constipation, or indigestion . Pain around the belly button can have numerous causes surrounding structures of the digestive system, and can differ based on if the pain is on the left or right side. im a straight male and have mine pierced twice, and had them before it was so popular,with women. Since she doesn't bear her belly all that often, it’s hard to know what’s going on there currently. Beyoncé has one, too! Since belly button pain isn't a singular condition with only one cause, it could be a symptom of an underlying illness or stomach issue (via Healthline). laylaxrose14 on September 20, 2018: These are normal reactions from the body after getting a piercing. 1. Pain in the bellybutton can occur for a variety of reasons, including improper stretching techniques and poor exercise choices that overstrained your abdominal muscles. 1. I just left it because i didn't want to take it out as i loved it so much. How should I go about convincing/talking them about letting me get this done? I got my belly button pierced last Monday, now a week ago. depends how you do it. The subject of this video is Jacyln Rose, a young woman who got her belly button pierced back in high school. It was no longer red on Wednesday, but yesterday it got really red and there seems to be a liquid substance around the top of it. I clean it twice a day with H20cean Salt Spray...What should I do?? Be consistent with the aftercare for quick healing. Also, if you get your belly button pierced it can get infected and become really ugly. Itchy belly button piercing; Itching is one sign of either a fungal infection or an allergic reaction. I pierced my belly button 3 times and suprise suprise, it didnt hurt. Wait until you're at least 15 or 16. It also doesn’t stand up “straight” (see picture below) because where it is pierced lays such that the ring is parallel to the floor with the bottom ball buried in my belly button and the top ball visible; to avoid this, I could have gotten it pierced on the bottom of the belly button instead of the top. So i took a belly button accsessorie and shoved it thru. That might be what's happening with yours, unless it's always been crooked. I just want to know if my belly button is infected or rejecting or healing? The first distinction is usually if the belly button is an innie or outie. Method 1 of 3: Identifying a Navel Infection. Belly button infection is quite common and mainly resulted from an improperly-treated belly button piercing. also, depends on what kind of belly button you have. The first day of the piercing you will notice a little bleeding. Getting a belly button piercing can also put you at risk. So with that hurdle overcome, I went and had the piercing done at a salon in the mall, using the double CZ gem belly bar (internal threading). Fortunately, the infection can typically be cleared up with antibiotics and changes to personal hygiene. Note any leaky discharge emerging from your belly button. Chopra isn’t the only one with a belly button piercing. Learn what's involved with getting a belly button piercing, how to care for your new belly piercing, how to spot a developing infection, and where to get gorgeous belly button rings in our The Belly Button Piercing & Healing Process article. I got my belly button pierced a week ago and the top of my belly button piercing went kinda through the whole there’s a whole around the piercing. We cover the basics of navel piercing, talk about how to care for your healing belly button piercing, point you to belly button piercing men as well as women are pierced from head to toe so why not the belly button. angel on October 16, 2018: Hey im angel, i got my piercing for 3 months its red, it hurts it doesnt look infected can someone help me. I want to be very mature about this, but don't know how to convince them to let me get it done. I Took the biggest sowing needle i could find in my drawer and i did it but the ring didnt fit. I have a really cute solution if you want to keep the piercing! When i first got it pierced, it was straight but as the swelling went down, it became crooked, but it wasn't that noticable. i just got my belly button pierced at this piercing shop in greenville, and they did it and it didnt hurt too bad.. but the guy was kinda.. idk different, and when he was done he was like ok, and went to walk away so he didnt tell me anything but i stopped him and asked how long until i can change it and he said 4-6 weeks, but other than that i have no idea how to take care of it. I have a belly piercing. I don't care what other people think. In case the healing process does not seem to progress, talk to your doctor so the area can be checked. Your navel probably isn't healed, they usually take up to a year to heal. Some main symptoms of an infected belly button are swelling, which is accompanied by mild pain, foul odor around … Just be patient, if its still bothering you after a few weeks, go back to your piercer My husband happens to find mine sexy. Sometimes piercings like navels, tongues, and surface piercings are more apt to migrate because they're more comfortable in a different position. There is a risk of infection, but that’s about it. But! Belly Button Piercing After Care. Often times pain after surgery, gastroenteritis, Crohn's Disease, or UTIs can also cause belly button pain. You're simply just too young. I've asked for opinions from several people and they say that the crookedness is barely noticeable. It is unusual - obviously it's mostly girls that have it done and in my experience, it's more common in gay guys than straight guys. You can keep that piercing in and get another piercing on the other side (sort-a like "snake bites" for your belly button.) I wear my gems, for me. Belly Button Shape #8: Pierced If you have a pierced belly button, you are probably a little bit of a wild child — or you were one in the not-too-distant past. 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