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what does it mean if my belly button is leaking?

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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 abscess ; recurrent folliculitis. More superficial fungal (such as yeast) and bacterial infections can occur.
Answered on May 28, 2018
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