U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 22-year-old male asked:

my belly button has drainage and blood coming which smells horrible. what can i do to stop the drainage & bleeding? what can i use to clean it with?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christopher Abel
Pediatrics 26 years experience
See your doctor: Sounds like you have an infection that will likely need topical and/or oral antibiotics. Trying to keep it clean with some hydrogen peroxide til then would be an option for cleaning.
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Dermatology 19 years experience
Infection?: You may have an infection but if you are unsure even slightly i would go see a doctor.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Jan 23, 2021

Disclaimer:

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.