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A 33-year-old female asked about a 53-year-old female:

51/w/female. a blood and puss filled sore inside belly button. drains it and doctors daily. been there 2 months. same size just will not heal. dime size.help?

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Dr. Richard Sheppeck
Vascular Surgery 36 years experience
Needs further eval: A very unusual place to develop a wound...Any prior abdominal surgery?..Any history of crohn's disease or ulceratvie colitis?...I would see a dermatologist or a genetral surgeon and be prepared this may need a biopsy and cultures to figure out what is causing it and make a treatment plan to get it healed.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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