A 30-year-old member asked:
Could a 2 week old baby's belly button infected with strep cause septicemia and an abscess?
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Family Medicine 58 years experience
It is unlikely: It is quite common infection and is superficial and easy to treat and does not cause septicemia if properly treated.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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