You should avoid having any clothing rubbing against your navel rings (not “naval body jewelry”!), so you may want to unbutton or unzip the top of your pants until your belly button piercing heals. The rubbing from clothing will not only be painful, it will disturb the healing process. Correspondingly, you and your friends should avoid touching your navel ring until your belly button piercing is fully healed.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|