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How long should you wait before changing the ring on your belly button piercing?

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2014-04-25 14:39:50
2014-04-25 14:39:50

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.

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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.

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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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