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what causes your belly button to bleed

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometriosis: Sounds like umbilical endometriosis.

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Need more info: I assume there was no trauma. Is it a very deep belly button? Sometimes you can have a yeast infection with ulceration of the skin. If that is the ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Some people have a small pocket at the base of their bellybutton. This can get infected which can cause the bleeding and pain. Please se your doctor.
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Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Few reason: There are many disease that could cause this sign. 1- local infection. 2-psoriasis. 3- fistual. Please see your doctor.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
One possible cause : Is an umbilical hernia. Infection is another.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Navel: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequen ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Umbilical cellulitis: ...versus trauma, puncture/piercing, etc. Ref.: https://www.zocdoc.com/answers/3275/what-causes-belly-buttons-to-bleed
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Umbilicus: The navel or umbilicus is the location where the umbilical cord was once attached. There is normally a depression of the abdominal muscles with surrou ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: In later pregnancy the tissues of the navel are stretched. An inward navel may protrude. Stretching of tissue could cause itching or discomfort.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormones or surgery: Hormones may control this pain, but you might need a surgery to eliminate as much disease as is seen or to remove adhesions.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Not internal: Bleed.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Diverticulitis: This is a common cause, you must stop eating and go to the ER and get this checked they may start you on antibiotics
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
More info!: Sorry, we need more information. What kind of pain? Where? Is it inside or on skin? How long have you had it? What treatment has been tried? Does it ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: You may have a urachal cyst present from when you were a baby. Let your doctor take a look at it and see.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: An abdominal hernia, infection, pregnancy, etc.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Anatomy: That is where your bladder is. Thus most probable is a urinary tract infection.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Naval isn't attached / connected to vagina.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Dr. Jay Singh answered
30 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Inflammation : Colitis is inflammation of the colon and symptoms can vary from just bloating and cramps to full blown diarrhea and pain. Some colitis is self limited ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Rayapudi
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Liver/kidney/heart: Liver/kidney/heart problems can cause the above symptoms, will need more work-up, best to see a doctor soon.

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