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Belly Button Bleeding And Sore
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 moreGet help now ›
When the umbilical cord is cut, it leaves a stump, which then dries, heals, and usually falls off within 1 - 3 weeks. While the cord is healing, keep it as clean and as dry as possible. In order to keep the cord dry, sponge bathe your baby rather than submersing him in a tub of water. Another uncommon problem is active bleeding. This usually occurs when the cord is pulled off too soon. Allow the cord to fall off naturally, even if it is only hanging on by a thread. In active bleeding, every time you wipe away a drop of blood, another drop appears. If the cord does actively bleed, call ...Read more
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 moreGet help now ›
I just had a cystectomy yesterday and I just wouldl Ike to know if belly button bleeding is normal ?
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No: I don't see how these two would be related. If the bleeding persists you should see a doctor. Take care! ...Read moreGet help now ›
Why is my belly button bleeding? I don't have a piercing. It looks like it ripped open on the inside. It's not dripping out but it moist with blood.
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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 moreGet help now ›
Why is my belly button bleeding and painful? This started 2 days ago after i had mirena IUD removed.. Please help...
Association: I have heard no accounts, nor can think of any reason removing an iud would make your belly button bleed. Honestly, outside if trauma, i cannot imagine why your belly button would be bleeding. If its heavy get examined but it's not related to the iud in any way i can imagine. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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