A 40-year-old member asked:
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what should i do if my belly button is infected?

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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See answer: Keep the area cleaned and use a topical antibiotic cream, if the area does not get better or worsens, than you need to see a dr. For an evaluation. Best wishes.
Answered on Jan 16, 2019
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