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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Omphalitis: Belly button infections are very rare in adults. It may be due to something as simple as a skin infection or infected hair follicle. I would recomme ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Get it checked.: Might have an infection. Constant, chronic bleeding - get it medically assessed. Take care.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible infection: Needs to see a doctor, there shouldn't be bleeding normally, bleeding is a sign of something abnormal, could be an injury , infection, or something mo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Bleeding from navel: After birth, the blood vessels in the umbilical cord spasm and then seal over, and when the cord dries, the blood vessels have retraced and scarred cl ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Pressure: Wash the area gently, and apply direct pressure with a clean washcloth . After the bleeding is stopped, keep your hands away from the area and call y ... Read More
A 40-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 female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Cystectomy: What type of cystectomy was performed? Was a laparoscopy done via the navel area? In any event,I would notify the surgeon who performed the procedure ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Where was carrot: If the carrot was not in your belly button-not related.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not usually: Belly button bleeding that is not from picking at it raises a concern...Maybe there is a fistula or something and it is not a symptom i would ignore. ... Read More
A 19-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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