A 53-year-old female asked:
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?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Richard Sheppeck answered
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
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.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!