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A 30-year-old male asked:

I had some puss and blood coming from my belly button few weeks back. doctor said its some infection. why it comes and will it get serious in future?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Area: This area of the body where there can be more bacteria on the skin already. Did you have trauma or injury to the area?
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
Is it still present?: If the pus and blood are still present, you should return to your doctor and get additional treatment. If it is gone, there is no way to predict if it will recur; but if it does, see your doctor.

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