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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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Belly Button Bleeding (Definition)

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


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Why is my boyfriend's belly button bleeding?

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 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

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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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Why is my belly button bleeding and painful? This started 2 days ago after i had mirena IUD removed.. Please help...

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 more

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

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

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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...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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