A 24-year-old female asked:
8wk old baby i believe belly button is infected.has a smell to it and something poking out i tried cleaning it with peroxide it started to bubble up?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas answered
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Contact your : Pediatrician for an immediate evaluation.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. Jean Steichen answered
51 years experience Neonatology
Possible infection : You need to take your baby to a dr depending how significant this is it needs to be treated with topical antibiotics and if there is cellulitis ( tissue infection around the belly button your baby may need systemic antibiotics.
Answered on Nov 16, 2013
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