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Hello! I am new to this and need help! Don't know if I posted this the right way!

Discussion in 'Navel Piercings' started by Miracle2_, Apr 26, 2017.

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Is my belly button piercing becoming infected?

Poll closed May 10, 2017.
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  1. Miracle2_

    Miracle2_ New Member

    I got my belly pierced a week ago. Two days ago, I noticed my top bar under it started to get a bit red. I can see red around it. I also noticed two little unoticeable bumps on each side of it too. But it seems like one of them left, but I can still notice a little bump on the other side. I usually take a shower everyday, clean it while I am in there with Dr.Bonners liquid soap. After I am finished, I pat it down with a paper towel and clean it around with a q-tip. After that, I wait a few minutes, then I do a sea salt soak. Then I spray h2o on it. Lastly ,at night I just wash it again with Dr.Bonners soap and clean it with a q-tip and spray H2o once again.
     

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  2. dnd4evr

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    Your care sounds alright. In general we discourage applying soaps directly to your piercing. If it is not fully rinsed you will have soap in direct all day contact with raw flesh. If the soap isn't mild and additive free (like antibacterial or scent) you could react adversely.

    The pictures don't seem like there is anything particularly glaring going on. There doesn't seem to be any obvious amounts of bare bar showing which can be signs of a problem. If you start to see and indent or the ball starts sinking into the flesh you have a real problem. To fix this you would need a longer bar. If nothing gets/has gotten worse I would continue with your aftercare and watch it carefully.

    Let us know how you make out.
     
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