New York, NY
A 34-year-old female asked about a female:
12 mo. old baby has very red bellybutton. some brown crust has come out of it yesterday & today. baby cries / screams if i touch it or come near it. soaked it in warm tub, cleaned with qtip and alcohol wipe and put neosporin on. what could it be?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Fergusonanswered
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Wound/bite/other: This is a skin surface like most others. Some of these are insect bites that fester. Some are scratches from self play. There are some rare issues that occur only at that site. If it doesn't resolve in a few days doing what you have get it examined.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
143 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 1, 2019
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.