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Infection?: Disgusting smells are worrisome for infections. Try cleaning out your belly button, perhaps drying w/rubbing alcohol. If that doesn't help, get Family ... Read More

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Dr. Morris Westfried
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Infection: There are number of reasons including a small fistula, or localized infection. This area can be gently cleaned with a q tip and alcohol.If the problem ... Read More
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BELLY BUTTON SMELLS: The belly button is a difficult body part to clean. It's a catch-all for dirt, lint, sweat, dead skin cells, bacteria & yeast germs, as well as fiber ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Yes: Appropriate antibiotics should resolve the issue.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
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See answer: Infection/irritation is most common cause of bellybutton discharge but a persistent watery discharge as you describe suggests the more uncommon cause ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
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Eat less; & exercise: To help the tummy look flatter, one can do exercises to build very strong abdominal muscles. It will take a lot of work, and will burn off calories. O ... Read More
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Psychotherapy ?CBT: Obsessional ideation can typically be dealt with best with cognitive behavior therapy. Thought stopping is strategy where when you start to obsess, y ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
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See your doctor: Pain in the belly can be caused by many different things, some serious. See your primary doctor, who can help sort things out for you. She or he can e ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Smelly Belly Button: Smelly belly button can be due to growth of bacteria and fungus as it does not get enough air and stays moist and swetty, it happens more often to peo ... Read More
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Dr. Roberta Beals
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Get help: There are many cause of pain in this area. You could hve bowel gas or a bladder infeciton. If it does not resolve with in a few hours then see a physi ... Read More

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