A 27-year-old male asked:
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i don't have any health insurance and my belly button is oozing pus and blood and smells and it hurts below the belly button?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin infection: Sounds like you have an infection. Would be reasonable to clean the area out with soap and water and a Q tip. May use a dab of a topical antibiotic such as neosporin, triple antibiotic, etc. Try to keep it clean and dry. If this progresses you may need antibiotics.
Answered on Nov 4, 2014
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See your doctor: Sounds like you have an infection that will likely need topical and/or oral antibiotics. Trying to keep it clean with some hydrogen peroxide til then ... Read More
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