A 6-year-old female asked:
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my daughter, 6, has a swollen, red belly button, at the outside of it, warm to the touch and itchs a lot. it's completely close due to swelling.

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Dr. Sunil Bochare
16 years experience Pediatrics
Omphalitis possibly : Most likely cause is infection. It needs to be evaluated right away by a physician in person for further management. Hope she feels better soon.
Answered on Aug 9, 2015
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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Umbilical infection : That could be an infection of umbilical area, you need to take her to her pediatrician ASAP. Good luck
Answered on Jul 13, 2015
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