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what do I do if my belly button is infected
A 47-year-old member asked:
29 years experience Family Medicine
See answer: Keep the area cleaned and use a topical antibiotic cream, if the area does not get better or worsens, than you need to see a dr. For an evaluation. B ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Don't swim: You should avoid exposure to water that may further infect your wound.
A 51-year-old member asked:
31 years experience Psychiatry
Belly button: Tender, sore, red, swollen, maybe discharge.
A 46-year-old member asked:
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Any combo below: red
oozing fluids or pus
expanding zone of redness
if present see a physician
A 38-year-old female asked:
8 years experience Urology
Belly button: Check for redness, discharge or swelling.
A 54-year-old female asked:
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Hernia infection : You will need to see your surgeon to evaluate it and see if culture from the wound can be obtained and specific treatment prescribed.
A 31-year-old female asked:
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Contact your : Pediatrician for an immediate evaluation.
A 24-year-old male asked:
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Umbilical infection: Umbilical infections can occur like any area of the body where a break in the skin allows for bacteria to be established. Avoid playing with belly but ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Can't tell from here: How would i know that?
A 45-year-old member asked:
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Discharge: You may have discharge, redness, tenderness.
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