After a belly button piercing?…?

I had my belly button pierced 4 days ago. It looks good n its clean and all that junk but I was told to keep it covered for like a week with a bandaid.. but I am in extreme pain because each time I pull off a bandaid, I get a red bruised rash. I don't know if I'm allergic to them or if it's just from repeated tearing of my skin.. but I do not want to wear one anymore. if I don't cover it, would I be better wearing tight stretchy shirts that don't move, or loose? Also i'm reading around the web that you're not supposed to swim for a while, or go indoor tanning.. however my piercer said I can swim in chlorine all I want because if anything it's good for it. Just not lakes and beaches and stuff. and he said I can tan as long as I put polysporin or vaseline on the piercing. So whos right here?

Similar Piercing Answers:

  • How can you reduce the chances of a sternum surface piercing rejecting? ...I got it done last week, and its irritated. I drown it in Witch Hazel and Peroxide three times a day every day, and wear loose shirts. I’m terrified that it will reject because it’s really quite stunning… Does anyone know if the aerosol spray from Hot Topic that is supposed to help piercings heal...

  • Hydrate a dry lip piercing?!???!??!??!? ...I just got my lip pierced 5 days ago. i have been doing all the salt soaks(twice a day), oral rinses( after meals) The only issue is mh piercing feels like its getting a bit dry, is this part of the healing process? Is there anything safe to use to hydrate it (vitamin E oil, vaseline or...

  • What does tanning do to a wrist piercing? ...I just got a surface piercing on my wrist and they strongly advised me not to go tanning but i love going tanning so i would like to know what the consequence’s will be if i do go tanning. ...

  • The Best Ways to Treat a Cartilage Piercing? ...Just a few days ago, I’ve had my cartilage piercing done with an ear piercing gun, which infact didn’t hurt much at all since I’ve had the freezing spray sprayed around my cartilage area which lessened the pain. I clean it twice a day and take good care of it, but now it has been a...

  • how old do you have to be to get a monroe piercing?? ...at the places web site that i want to get it done it says 16 for oral piercings.even check it out!=www.inkshoptats.com.but my bf has a tongue piercing since he was 12 and he got it there so can some look at the piercings section and help me out caus ei want one so bad.but is...

7 Comments: Trackback URL | Comments RSS

  1. xbisphambabex Says:

    I Would Say That The Piercer Is Right, Why Would He Lie To You :S x

  2. Jakes baby giglet Says:

    you are not supposed to wear a band aid on a new belly piercing

    when i got mine done, what i did was to make sure i do not sleep on it
    i cleaned it 3 times a day with antibacterial soap in the shower or out of the shower

    and thats it
    dont touch it and dont put any band aids on it

  3. suzyq774 Says:

    I Absolutely would not swim! Also I wouldn’t keep a band aid on it either. When I had mine done they told me to buy sea salt and mix it with warm water and irrigate the piercing. I never had any problems and it healed quickly. I wouldn’t wear anything tight if your skin is all ready irritated.Hope this helps you out.

  4. Hez Says:

    You’re not meant to wear bandages after the first day of getting your navel pierced. Wear clothes that wont get caught in your belly bar, and don’t change the bar for 6 weeks. Keep it clean every day, and they say no sex for the first week

  5. Yung Marvo Zone 3 O.G. Baby!!!!! Says:

    The piercer iz rite

  6. CharlEmm Says:

    i didnt wear plasters over minee i just cleaned it 3 times a day :) and iit turned out finee :)

  7. duh Says:

    omg! stop it, please. is this guy a moron?
    take the bandaid off. don’t swim in a pool. don’t use any ointments.
    if you must swim, use Tegaderm. it’s a waterproof bandage you can get at any drug store. go to safepiercing.org for complete aftercare instructions.

Post a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Looking:

  • can you swim when you first get your belly piereced
  • Is it bad to put vaseline on my belly after a month of getting it pierced
  • can you go swimming after getting your belly button pierced
  • can i tan after a belly ring
  • can you swim in the salt water ocean after getting your belly button pierced
  • is it bad to swim after a belly button pierced
  • is my belly supposed to hurt when i change the ring for the first time
  • is it safe for me to put vaseline on my belly piercing while healing
  • what not to do after getting belly button pierced
  • how long should i leave the plaster over my piercing for?
  • is clorine bad for your belly button ring?
  • bandage navel piercing
  • how long do you have to wait before having sex after getting your belly button pierced?
  • how to take care of a belly button piercing
  • a week after getting your belly button pierced hows it supposed to look
  • is it meant to hurt after you get your belly button peirced
  • can you go to the beach if you just got your belly button pierced?
  • can i use vaseline when piercing my belly button
  • witch hazel clean belly piercing bruise
  • what to look forward to after piercing belly?