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what does it mean if your belly button bleeds

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bleeding 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

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not normal: That is not a common thing to happen. A doctor needs to determine what is wrong.
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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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Causes of bleeding: 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Unsure: The navel may itch due to yeast infection, contact dermatitis (soaps, lotions or piercings), eczema, hives, and stretching of skin during pregnancy. B ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible reasons: The tissues surrounding the piercing could be infected or inflamed. Additionally, umbilical trauma is common with navel piercings.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Bleedin body piercin: It means that you should have been smart enough not to have gotten the piercing originally. Sometimes when the piercing is done, a small blood vessel ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Navel.: The navel is a scar where the umbilical cord was once attached. Around 90% of people have a depression (innie) ; about 10% have a protrusion (outie). ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Navel infection.: The navel may itch due to yeast infection, contact dermatitis (soaps, lotions or piercings), eczema, hives, and stretching of skin during pregnancy. B ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Differing reasons: The navel may itch due to yeast infection, contact dermatitis (soaps, lotions or piercings), eczema, hives, and stretching of skin during pregnancy. B ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, vira ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: The navel may itch due to yeast infection, contact dermatitis (soaps, lotions or piercings), eczema, hives, and stretching of skin during pregnancy. B ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not always: The navel may itch due to yeast infection, contact dermatitis (soaps, lotions or piercings), eczema, hives, and stretching of skin during pregnancy. B ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: Causes of navel discharge include abnormalities of the uracha (cyst, sinus or patent uracha), complications from past laparoscopic surgery, umbilical ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Belly-button tingles: Belly-button (umbilical) pain may originate locally due to infection or herniation, or be "referred" from another abdominal location like the appendix ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
12 years experience Gastroenterology
Probably nothing: The question is whether this is just sweat because it is warm or if there is actually discharge coming from the belly button area which should be furt ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
I would be : concerned about infection like impetigo. Try cleaning with hydrogen peroxide, and apply topical antibiotic ointment. If not better in a week see your ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Collector: You will be a collector of lots of lint. You are perfectly normal.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection?: Need more information, but the things that come to mind include infection/cellulitis vs. Skin reaction. Was there any trauma, or is there a piercing ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Pulse: It means you feel a pulse above the belly button. People who are thin can very often feel the aorta pulsing in this area.

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