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A 16-year-old male asked:

Why is my belly button have brown stuff my dr said i had a small yeast infection but can the steam make it heart how do i clean it no sytoms?

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Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Belly button.: Clean your belly button with a q-tip and hydrogen peroxide. Then dry it well with another q-tip. Keeping it dry in between cleanings is key. If symptoms continue, ask your doctor to prescribe a cream. I am not familiar with steam therapy for the belly button.
Last updated Aug 26, 2013

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