A 29-year-old member asked:
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what can i do if my belly button is infected and i'd like to go swimming?

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Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Don't swim: You should avoid exposure to water that may further infect your wound.
Answered on Jan 2, 2013

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