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Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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My daughter is having belly button discharge that hurts she's 15 years old, what might be causing this problem?

My daughter is having belly button discharge that hurts she's 15 years old, what might be causing this problem?

Umbilicus infection: by multiple bacteria is the most common cause, 2nd is yeast infection of umbilicus (umbilicitis). Third is a fistula developing at the site of previous birth, and possible is intraperitoneal infection . All has to do with some type of infection though so please take her to healthcare provider for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My daughter is having belly button discharge that hurts she's 15 years old and this has happened once before what might be the cause of this?

My daughter is having belly button discharge that hurts she's 15 years old and this has happened once before what might be the cause of this?

Time for a visit: This likely represents an infection within the tissue with drainage.If she's tried having a piercing there, or just had a bug bite, it is worth having it looked at.There is a very rare anomaly where a remnant of bladder is buried in the umbilical stump and could persist/leak, but that is usually found in infancy. ...Read more

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Stinky belly button discharge, is this a pregnancy sign?

Stinky belly button discharge, is this a pregnancy sign?

No, belly button: Discharge is not a sign of pregnancy. Please take a home pregnancy test if you have missed your period. Take care. ...Read more

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Small Red Bumps in belly button, Discharge, started last night. No recent injury,No surgery ever. What could it be?

Small Red Bumps in belly button, Discharge, started last night. No recent injury,No surgery ever.  What could it be?

Get it evaluated.: These symptoms sound like you could have and infection - With the discharge and a change in the skin, you should get it evaluated. ...Read more

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Bloating when stand, pain in stomach/sides (esp on right), belly button discharge, slight fever, mid back pain, clean med history. Thoughts?

Bloating when stand, pain in stomach/sides (esp on right), belly button discharge, slight fever, mid back pain, clean med history. Thoughts?

Infection: is likely, in your kidneys or abdomen somewhere. If discharge is new, it is worrisome. You need to be examined and have some tests to sort this out. Good luck! ...Read more

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Belly button discharge. Yellow/brown in color more brown when it dries. Stinks horribly. Is this just bacterial/yeast infection? This started yesterday. I noticed a pain in my mid-left back area two days prior. Not sure if the back pain has anything to d

Belly button discharge. Yellow/brown in color more brown when it dries. Stinks horribly. Is this just bacterial/yeast infection? This started yesterday. I noticed a pain in my mid-left  back area two days prior. Not sure if the back pain has anything to d

Without : Without examining you it's hard to say what is causing your symptoms, but it could very well be an infection. Poor diet, illness and diabetes are all things that can inhibit the healing process. You should give your doctor a call and have them take a look at your belly button if it is not improving on its own. A proper diagnosis is vital to proper treatment. You may also want to discuss what healthy changes you can make to your lifestyle. Good luck! ...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

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