A member asked:
my son has been dealing with severe constipation for 2 weeks and last night when he got out of the shower, he had a stream of blood coming from his belly button. belly button bleeding?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Ferguson answered
46 years experience Pediatrics
Can't link this: I see no way constipation would ever be linked to belly button bleeding. Bleeding suggests a tissue injury. I would suggest you have the kid examined to see where the blood is coming from & whether it is a simple scratch or some rare gut abnormality.
Answered on Mar 11, 2020
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