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A 19-year-old female asked:

My belly button has swelling tenderness and redness around it. no odor but it leaks a pinkish discharge. what could it be?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Probably : An infection, but you can have congenital persistent connection from umbilicus to internal organs. So have a doctor take a look at it.
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