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why would i bleed out of my belly button

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
BELLY BUTTON BLEED: How long has your belly button been bleeding? It can be a number of conditions: it could be an infection of the skin surrounding the belly-button. Any ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: You may have a urachal cyst present from when you were a baby. Let your doctor take a look at it and see.
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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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Belly button: Sounds like you have an infection. Please go in to see someone today before it becomes more severe.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
35 years experience Family Medicine
Irritation: Chronic irritation of the base of the umbilicus or "belly button" can lead to a small area of inflammed and irritated tissue that can intermittantly b ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Belly Button Bleeds: 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Schifilliti
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Huh?: I am sorry. I do not understand.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Belly Button : 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Infected impaction?: People with deep 'innies' may slowly build up shedded old skin cells, bacteria and other 'lint' in the belly button (umbilicus), and it may become an ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Umbilical cellulitis: ...versus trauma, puncture/piercing, etc. Ref.: https://www.zocdoc.com/answers/3275/what-causes-belly-buttons-to-bleed
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