A 38-year-old member asked:
Pus and bleeding from belly button?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Barry Rosen answered
33 years experience in 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 recommend local wound care and antibiotics. If it returns, a ct scan is needed to check for any umbilical cord-related remnants which may need to be removed.
Answered on Jun 1, 2017
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