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Doctor insights on: Belly Button Piercing Bleeding After 6 Months

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Bleeding from belly button! Had piercing. What do I do?

Bleeding from belly button! Had piercing. What do I do?

Infection?: Sounds like your piercing may have become infected. If it's minor then topical treatment with an antiobiotic ointment like Bacitracin may help (make sure you aren't allergic to it). If it's more significant though you'll need to see your doctor. ...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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Puss and bleeding from belly button after getting new piercing?

Puss and bleeding from belly button after getting new piercing?

Infection: Sounds like your piercing may have become infected. If it's minor then topical treatment with an antiobiotic ointment like Bacitracin may help (make sure you aren't allergic to it). If it's more significant though you'll need to see your doctor. ...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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My 6 month old's belly button it's bleeding slightly. Is this normal?

My 6 month old's belly button it's bleeding slightly. Is this normal?

No: While there could be a simple explanation such as a scratch, you should consult your pediatrician. There may be an infection or communication between the belly button and inside the abdominal wall. ...Read more

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My belly button hurts and is bleeding with a very foul order. I am 48yo diabetic male, 6'3", 300#?

My belly button hurts and is bleeding with a very foul order. I am 48yo diabetic male, 6'3", 300#?

Umbilical Infection: Sounds like you have an infection. Time to go see your physician and get this checked out. Take your blood sugar log with you as well. Don't delay this could be very serious. ...Read more

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What can cause a bleeding belly button?

What can cause a bleeding belly button?

Umbilical cellulitis: ...versus trauma, puncture/piercing, etc. Ref.: https://www. Zocdoc. Com/answers/3275/what-causes-belly-buttons-to-bleed ...Read more

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My belly button is bleeding and in pain. What can I do?

My belly button is bleeding and in pain. What can I do?

Get it checked.: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequent scenario is when someone sticks their finger in their umbilicus to search for “lint” and they scratch or abrade the skin. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Bleeding from belly button?

What is the definition or description of: Bleeding from belly button?

Umbilical hemorrhage: =bleeding from the belly button, for whatever cause. ...Read more

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Pussy bleeding from belly button?

Pussy bleeding from belly button?

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. (btw-the adjective of "pus" is purulent, not pussy). ...Read more

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Pus and bleeding from belly button?

Pus and bleeding from belly button?

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 ring bleeding so much?

When was the: Piercing done? It may not have healed yet. Have you been twisting the piercing jewelry? Navel piercing may take up to 12 months. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to be bleeding from belly button?

Is it dangerous to be bleeding from belly button?

Need to take care: If there was a surgical procedure done before like an umbilical hernia or abdominoplasty. Need to see a surgeon to investigate.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Is new bleeding from the belly button 2 days after stump fell off ok?

Is new bleeding from the belly button 2 days after stump fell off ok?

Pretty common: Just keep the area clean as you would any scratch. Should stop soon. ...Read more

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I have a hole in my belly button and its imflamed and bleeding and smells?

I have a hole in my belly button and its imflamed and bleeding and smells?

Your Doctor: No substitute for seeing your pcp, this issue can't be resolved on the net or on the phone. ...Read more

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What would cause a belly button to bleed? Could it be from internal bleeding?

What would cause a belly button to bleed? Could it be from internal bleeding?

Local trauma: Or a residual congenital tract-urachus which is remaining from umbilical cord and sometimes becomes a cyst or gets inflamed. ...Read more

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Had surgery 3 weeks ago belly button was glued. Now it is bleeding. Should I re glue it.

Had surgery 3 weeks ago belly button was glued. Now it is bleeding. Should I re glue it.

See the surgeon: Bleeding after 3 weeks might be due to infection or stitches. You should go back to see the surgeon. ...Read more

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My girlfriends belly button is bleeding? I put proxide and it bubbles up. What do you recomend we do?

My girlfriends belly button is bleeding? I put proxide and it bubbles up. What do you recomend we do?

If: If it is still bleeding, or she has a wound or pus she needs to see a doctor. She may be dealing with an infectious process. She may need antibiotic treatment. It is difficult to say without actually seeing the area in question.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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My belly button is red, inflamed, and has sores on the inside that are bleeding. What could be causing this?

My belly button is red, inflamed, and has sores on the inside that are bleeding. What could be causing this?

Irritation: The "belly button" area is extremely sensitive. If you simply scratch it once, it may start a reaction that itches more and then you scratch and the cycle gets worse and worse. In addition, the area is a common spot for psoriasis. Just leave the area alone for a few days and see what happens. You can try to rub in over the counter Hydrocortisone twice a day too for faster results. ...Read more

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It's bleeding in my belly button only when I bend or sit for a while. There is no pain and only small amount of smelly blood appears.

Naval bleeding: Belly button bleeding can have a few causes. Sometimes dirt can embed itself and cause an infection, which can cause the smelly blood you describe. Some people can have a problem called a urachal cyst which is caused by an error during fetal development, so that a small opening in the naval leads to a pocket behind it. This can get infected. See your doctor for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What would cause a belly button to bleed just out of the blue. Not gushing blood just little bleeding to where its just like sitting in there?

What would cause a belly button to bleed just out of the blue. Not gushing blood just little bleeding to where its just like sitting in there?

Local items: Local infections, irritation might. But the bigger concern would be - is your abdomen swollen? Do you have liver / kidney / cardiac disease etc.? Could this be a sr. Mary joseph nodule (reflects internal malignancy)? So - unless you know it is from local irritation, i'd get checked out... ...Read more

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What are some causes of bleeding in the belly button? My boyfriends belly button bleeds off and on like it hurts at first then he notices if he touches the inside of his bellybutton that there is blood but it no longer hurts????

Embryonic remnants: The navel is the embryonic connection to bowels and bladder in its simplistic explanation. It sounds like a remnant has not totally closed, after all these years. See a urologist or gen surgeon. Minor surgery could be necessary to correct this ...Read 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 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 should I do if my newborn's belly button is bleeding?

What should I do if my newborn's belly button is bleeding?

Bleeding: Apply direct pressure and have it checked. Sometimes it is related to separation of the cord. Sometimes it may mean your infant is prone to bleeding. It needs to be stopped and assessed. All the best. ...Read more

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