Piercing After Umbilical Hernia Repair

Hi, i had an umbilicial hernia repair on my navel on Aug 13th of this year and i really want to get my belly button pierced asap. The area that was operated on doesn't hurt at all and looks and feels normal. Is it safe to be pierced?

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Navel Piercing after Umbilical Hernia Repair

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Leaving aside the potential complications of body piercings, IF the incision is healed, then it should be as safe to do it in a non-operated woman. Dr. Peter Aldea

Memphis Plastic Surgeon

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