Thread: Ripped belly piercing?!
11-13-2010, 11:46 PM #1
Ripped belly piercing?!
Me and my little brother were play fighting and he caught my belly bar, I just looked at it a few minutes ago and looks like the skin has ripped and it looks like it's been bleeding :/
Is it ok for me to keep in?zoe mae.
pierced and soon to be inked
11-14-2010, 11:57 AM #2
I would check with your piercer, just in case.. (:
My friend tore hers a bit whilst horse riding, she went back to her piercer and they switched the bar to something else (Can't remember what, BCR maybe) for a few months. It healed and she went back and they switched it back for her.
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11-14-2010, 12:40 PM #3
Make sure to baby it for a bit, a couple of sea salt soaks with a chamomile teabag will help to calm it down. Keep an eye on it, don't cover it with anything and if it starts to look problematic go see your piercer.Current: 5 standard lobes, 2 0g lobes, 7 helices, 3 tragus, conch, daith, 2 nostril, septum
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11-14-2010, 09:45 PM #4
How ripped is it? Mine was ripped almost straight through in an accident playing basketball about 8 years ago, and I couldn't save it. It healed nicely considering what it once looked like, though.Current: 11 earrings, 12ga navel
Goals: more holes
11-15-2010, 10:15 AM #5
Thanks guys (:
& Emmy, only like 1mm but I get overly paranoid!
11-15-2010, 10:50 AM #6
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Ouch! Hope your healing continues well... :(
11-15-2010, 03:37 PM #7
I tore mine a few weeks ago in my sleep. I tried SSS a few times, but I didn't notice any improvements, so I decided to leave it alone. I have just been lightly cleaning it with a cotton swab after I get out of the shower. No SSS or anything else. Now the hole is pretty much healed up, but I'm still babying it. I try to move it and touch it as little as possible and keep it as dry as possible. I wouldn't recommend this method to someone else, but it's just what personally works for me. I always tend to heal better when I leave my piercings alone.Current: 20g Lobes, 18g Traguses, 14g Septum, 12g Standard Navel, 14g VCH, 14g Tongue.
Soon to come: Rooks, conches, helixes, 1 more lobe piercing in each lobe.
Contemplating: Vertical labret, nipples.