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A 35-year-old male asked:

I have 11 days old baby girl and there are more than normal discharge from her belly button. no redness around the belly button and no fever. any risk?

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Belly Button: A small amount of discharge around the belly button or umbilical stump is normal But if there is a significant amount or any redness, it should be looked at. Could be an early infection.
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