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sd787
Vermillion, SD

 
Can I have my belly button piercing reversed?
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I had my belly button pierced and the sking around it got super thing so I took it out now I have a thin layer of skin and two little hole where the piercing was. I would have kept the piercing if it wasn't for the skin getting too thin I was afraid my belly ring would get ripped out. Is there anything I can do to reduce the apearance. I'm not a doctor but it looks to me like you could cut the side of the piercing vertically and then sew it back together. Help! I just want my stupid choice to go away....

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thedom409


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Lakeland, FL
United States
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October 18, 2011 1:33 PM

there is no immediate or quick fixes when it come to these kinds of scars. Your main issue is that your body healed a fistula of skin tissue around the piercing inside your body. this (more)
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docblinski


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Miami, FL
United States
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November 24, 2010 2:54 AM

Yes you can ALWAYS "CUT IT OUT" But there can be a scar. This is a trade off of a small hole or holes for a flat lined scar. You chose. From MIAMI Dr. Darryl J. Blinski, 305 598 0091 (more)
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claudia.c


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Woodland Hills, CA
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November 23, 2010 3:51 PM

You may be able to make it less noticeable by applying a scar cream to the area. Sounds like the piercing was done with too thin of a piece of skin so now it looks darker with the (more)
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