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A 18-year-old male asked:

What does it mean when your belly button is bleeding and hurts when you bend over to pick something up?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Azita Madjidi
Surgery - Plastics 31 years experience
Something in it: If it hurts and bleeds, it means you have an active lesion in it, either an infection or a skin lesion. You'd better get it checked out by your physician to get the appropriate treatment soon.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
See dovtor: You may have an infection in your belly button. Get it looked at by a doctor.

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Belly button hurts and stuff comes out of it what does it mean ?

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Last updated Mar 13, 2016


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