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Belly Button Bleeding (Overview)

After birth, the blood vessels in the umbilical cord spasm and then seal over, and when the cord dries, the blood vessels have retraced and scarred close. Any blooding from the navel would be belly button bleeding. Bleeding would suggest inadequate healing of the umbilical cord stump or presence of inflamed tissue such as a pyogenic granuloma.


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What can cause belly button bleeding, discharge?

What can cause belly button bleeding, discharge?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

Belly Button Bleeding (Overview)

After birth, the blood vessels in the umbilical cord spasm and then seal over, and when the cord dries, the blood vessels have retraced and scarred close. Any blooding from the navel would be belly button bleeding. Bleeding would suggest inadequate healing of the umbilical cord stump or presence of inflamed tissue such as a pyogenic granuloma.


Dr. John Lann Dr. Lann
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Belly button bleeding (Tip)

If you have bleeding after an extraction, you can bite on a wet tea bag. ...See more

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Why is my friend's belly button bleeding?

Why is my friend's belly button bleeding?

Omphalitis: Belly button infections are very rare in adults. It may be due to something as simple as a skin infection or infected hair follicle. I would recommend local wound care and antibiotics. If it returns, a ct scan is needed to check for any umbilical cord-related remnants which may need to be removed. ...Read more

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Is belly button bleeding two weeks after masturbating with a carrot at all connected?

Is belly button bleeding two weeks after masturbating with a carrot at all connected?

No: I don't see how these two would be related. If the bleeding persists you should see a doctor. Take care! ...Read more

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Belly button bleeding (Tip)

Instead of biting on gauze after tooth extraction, try a wet tea bag. This helps stop bleeding. ...See more

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Why is my friend's belly button bleeding?

Omphalitis: Belly button infections are very rare in adults. It may be due to something as simple as a skin infection or infected hair follicle. I would recommend local wound care and antibiotics. If it returns, a ct scan is needed to check for any umbilical cord-related remnants which may need to be removed. ...Read more

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Why is my belly button bleeding constantly?

Get it checked.: Might have an infection. Constant, chronic bleeding - get it medically assessed. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Arman Roksar Dr. Roksar
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Belly button bleeding (Tip)

Avoid hot liquids after oral surgery. This will minumize the chance of more bleeding. ...See more

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Why is my boyfriend's belly button bleeding?

Possible infection: Needs to see a doctor, there shouldn't be bleeding normally, bleeding is a sign of something abnormal, could be an injury , infection, or something more serious. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Belly button bleeding?

What is the definition or description of: Belly button bleeding?

Bleeding from navel: After birth, the blood vessels in the umbilical cord spasm and then seal over, and when the cord dries, the blood vessels have retraced and scarred close. Any blooding from the navel would be belly button bleeding. Bleeding would suggest inadequate healing of the umbilical cord stump or presence of inflamed tissue such as a pyogenic granuloma. ...Read more

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Belly button bleeding (Tip)

Steady pressure for 45 minutes should stop the bleeding. ...See more

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How to treat belly button bleeding at home??

How to treat belly button bleeding at home??

Pressure: Wash the area gently, and apply direct pressure with a clean washcloth . After the bleeding is stopped, keep your hands away from the area and call your doctor if bleeding starts again. ...Read more

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What can cause belly button bleeding, discharge?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I just had a cystectomy yesterday and I just wouldl Ike to know if belly button bleeding is normal ?

I just had a cystectomy  yesterday and I just wouldl Ike to know if belly button bleeding is normal ?

Cystectomy: What type of cystectomy was performed? Was a laparoscopy done via the navel area? In any event,I would notify the surgeon who performed the procedure about your bleeding. ...Read more

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Is belly button bleeding two weeks after masturbating with a carrot at all connected?

No: I don't see how these two would be related. If the bleeding persists you should see a doctor. Take care! ...Read more

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Will newborn need surgery for belly button bleeding?

Will newborn need surgery for belly button bleeding?

See below: Highly unlikely. Some bleeding as the cord separates is normal. If there is mucous coming from the site, or the site is red and swollen, your child should be seen. ...Read more

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I have to do some heavy lifting at my job. Could that be the cause of my belly button bleeding?

I have to do some heavy lifting at my job. Could that be the cause of my belly button bleeding?

Not usually: Belly button bleeding that is not from picking at it raises a concern...Maybe there is a fistula or something and it is not a symptom i would ignore. Please be seen. ...Read more

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Belly button bleeding with oozing a clear fluid in it, no piercing. Am I dying of something bad?

Not normal: You need an exam and other testing, not normal to have that happen for now reason or if no piercing or surgery has been done. ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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