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what does it mean if your belly button piercing bleeds

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection?: Sounds like your piercing may have become infected. If it's minor then topical treatment with an antiobiotic ointment like Bacitracin may help (make ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection: Sounds like your piercing may have become infected. If it's minor then topical treatment with an antiobiotic ointment like Bacitracin may help (make ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Need examination: The piercing may have been improperly performed, resulting in a nearby injury that is now bleeding. Or the bleeding may be unrelated to the piercing, ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Infection: Most likely strep or staph unless u had a recent laparoscopy.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not normal: You need an exam and other testing, not normal to have that happen for now reason or if no piercing or surgery has been done.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Trauma: The piercing created a skin tunnel in the area you likely traumatized and scraped the skin tunnel or fistula in changing the device.
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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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 member asked:
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.

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