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what does an infected belly button ring look like

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Rubinstein
42 years experience General Practice
Tenderness/redness: If tenderness and/or redness persists then see the doctor. If any secretions and/or pus is visible then see the doctor.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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ProofIsInThePudding: Everythinnnnnng? Hmmmmm?Did you pour hot chocolate pudding into it? Or see a psychic healer? Or, oh wait,how about seeing a regular ol' doc?One who'll ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
See answer: Pain, redness, possible discharge, swelling can all be signs of a possible infection.
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Dr. Michael Bryan
32 years experience Dermatology
Very : Very frequent to get minor infections an inflammation in navel piercings. Apply topical antibiotic (polysporin, bacitracin) with bandaid covering. I ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: See your doctor to confirm if it is infected and what medicine you might need for care. This type of infection can potentially be very dangerous due ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
48 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Primary Hygiene +Yes: 20 y/o Female asks, Could I take doxy-cycline for an infected belly button piercing? Sounds like one already has doxy-cycline available and is not all ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Infected Piercing: you should take what is prescribed for you for that particular infection. You should not have antibiotics left over from another infection or take ano ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Essentially anything below the diaphragm can cause your lymph nodes to enlarge from the groin downward.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Infected navel : piercing. Signs of infection can include: increased swelling, redness, tenderness, ^ pain, warmth, red streaks, purulent drainage, swollen lymph node ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Any combo below: red hot painful oozing fluids or pus very tender expanding zone of redness if present see a physician

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