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A 23-year-old female asked:

Belly button had odor drainage/liquid coming out an crust went to dr got keflex an mupirocin been using mupirocin past 2 days no more odor but still drainage/liquid. should i take oral med? no redness or pain. doc said could be cyst or infection.

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Infected cyst?: This is the third time you have asked the same question. Glad to learn you have seen a doctor. Of course you should follow his or her advice: take the antibiotic as prescribed. Beyond that, this forum cannot help any more than it has already. You should ask your doctor if you have any further questions about it.
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