A belly button ring can be removed by soaking the area in warm water and unhooking the ball that is either located at the top or the bottom of the belly ring in order to keep it in place. Sometimes, belly button rings can be difficult to remove and for these cases, it is recommended to try to first take a shower in warm water to loosen the area.Continue Reading
If the belly button ring will still not come out then do not place any strain on the belly button ring. This can breed infection and cause numerous health issues. For captive belly rings and other special belly rings that are difficult to remove, return to the piercer and ask for assistance. A piercer has special tools that they can use to carefully and safely remove the belly button ring.
If a person has never removed their belly button ring before and this will be the first time since the piercing was placed on the body, then the person should have the piercer do this change. The piercer will be able to replace the original belly button ring with a new belly button ring and ensure that the area is not infected. It typically takes 3-12 months for a new belly button piercing to fully heal.Learn more about Piercing
The legal age to get a belly button piercing is 18 years in most states, as of 2013. However, some states allow minors to get belly button piercings with written consent from their legal guardians.Full Answer >
Belly button piercings are very popular with both men and women. It is very important to go to a licensed professional that works in an established piercing shop for a belly button piercing. Always make sure that you are in a clean environment and that the piercing expert follows all sanitation procedures before piercing you.Full Answer >
Belly button piercing hurts, but relative to other body parts, this pain is somewhat average. Piercing the navel hurts more than some areas, such as the tongue or the eyebrow, but less than others, such as the nostril or the lip.Full Answer >
The ring for a new nose piercing should remain in place for at least eight weeks, according to the Tang Center at UC-Berkeley. The total healing time can last up to three or four months.Full Answer >