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The person doing the piercing will advise you, but at least 6 weeks is the general rule. I highly recommend waiting 3 to 4 months before changing your jewelry. Foremost, you don't want to risk irritating your piercing while it is healing. Waiting until the skin has healed completely is better.


Whenever the swelling has gone down, and the redness has stopped. If there is skin peeling away from it, that means it is not properly healed, so DO NOT change it if any of that is happening. A belly piercing looks really good, but once it's gotten caught on something or gets infected, it doesn't look good at all.


You should wait a couple months before you change your belly button ring after you have gotten it pierced for the first time. The piercing needs to heal and be cleaned repeatedly before you attempt to change the ring to something more stylish. I suggest six months, but it also depends on how long it takes your piercing to heal. When you go to get your piercing changed, ask the person who is going to change it. They usually have a good idea if it's ready or not.

it all depends on the person.. it usually takes about 4 to 6 months for it to completely heal, but for some people it only takes 2 or 3 months.

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When will pain of belly button piercing subside?

The pain of the belly button piercing should subside after a week.

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The step down barbell should be put in two weeks after the piercing has been done to prevent dental damage. the the piercing should be left alone for another 4 weeks to allow the piercing to toughen up before you get carried away changing the jewellery.

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Where should you go if you want a belly button piercing?

To a professional piercing studio or to a tattoo shop that offers the service.

How long should you wait before changing the jewelry in a new tongue piercing?

At least 6-8 weeks on your own. You can have your piercer do it almost at as little as two weeks.

How long do you need to keep your tragus piercing in before you can change it?

A Tragus piercing, being a deep cartilage piercing should be left in for a period of 3~9 months to allow the piercing to properly season and toughen. As with any piercing they are never considered fully healed until they are a full year old. So the longer you can leave it alone without changing the jewellery the better it is for the piercing.

What piercing should you get and why?

Nose & Belly Button They're so cute and not painful to get. Especially the nose.

How long should you wait to swim after getting a belly button piercing?

2-3 months

Can you get affected children from a belly button piercing?

No but you should remove your belly piercing while pregnant . but they do make special jewelry for that . and piercers will not pierce you if you are pregnant

Can you change your tongue ring in 3 days?

If you are talking about a new piercing the answer would be no. You need to wait for the swelling to settle down (about 14 days) before changing the jewellery in a new tongue piercing. Then you should see your professional body piercer to have then change it for you to ensure the piercing is healing without complications.

What kind of jewelry is required for belly button piercing?

Belly button rings. If you look at your local jewllers, they should have some in stock for you to look at:).

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