Asked by: Caiyun Heidenpeter
asked in category: General Last Updated: 13th June, 2020

How do you hide your belly button piercing when swimming?

Cover your piercing with a waterproof bandage that seals all the way around. The Association of Professional Piercers recommends Tegaderm bandages. Check your bandage while swimming to make sure the seal around the piercing stays tight.

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Regarding this, how do I swim with a belly button piercing?

Cover the piercing with a waterproof bandage whenever you swim until your piercing is at least six months old. Soak a Q-tip in warm water and use it to clean any dirt or debris from around the piercing or within your belly button immediately after swimming.

Additionally, how long should you wait to Repierce belly button? For best results, it may be best to wait 1–2 years before re-piercing. When trauma, migration, or rejection results in the loss of a piercing, you can often be repierced—unless you were left with an excessive amount of scarring or lack of tissue pliability.

Then, can you swim after getting your belly button pierced?

It is recommended to avoid swimming with a new belly button piercing, and hence, three weeks is the duration that you need to consider as the time to strictly stay away from the pool. Later on, you can follow the tips so as prevent an infection and enjoy your splash in the pool.

How do you sleep with a belly button piercing?

Sleep on your back or sides. Sleep on your back and sides for the first few weeks after your piercing. This helps to ensure that you don't apply uncomfortable pressure on your piercing by sleeping on your stomach, while it's still new and sensitive.

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