A 33-year-old member asked:
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what does it mean when you bleed inside of your belly button?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Causes of bleeding: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequent scenario is when someone sticks their finger in their umbilicus to search for “lint” and they scratch or abrade the skin.
Answered on May 19, 2015

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