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How soon after an infants belly button cord comes out does the belly button start going in?

How soon after an infants belly button cord comes out does the belly button start going in?

Its Already There: The umbilical cord stump dries out and eventually falls off most often within 3 weeks after birth. The belly button is created when the umbilical cord is removed. Contrary to popular belief, the way in which the umbilical cord was cut at birth has no bearing on whether your baby will have an innie or an outie. An outie is just skin that grew around the umbilical cord during development. ...Read more

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My sons belly button cord came off when he was 1 week old and some days old. His belly button bleeds from time to time.Not a lot though.Is that normal?

My sons belly button cord came off when he was 1 week old and some days old. His belly button bleeds from time to time.Not a lot though.Is that normal?

Yes, thats possible: A small amount of oozing from the umbilical stump site is not uncommon. You can apply pressure and give it some time to stop or you can see your pediatrician who can apply a substance called silver nitrate to stop the bleeding. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm the only person I have ever heard of to be born with no umbillical cord, no belly button. tell me how.?

What do you advise if I'm the only person I have ever heard of to be born with no umbillical cord, no belly button. tell me how.?

You're kidding right: You may have no visible belly button.This can occur for a number of reasons often related to surgical procedures around the time of birth.I doubt that you remember your birth. Whoever lead you to believe you had no umbilical cord was lying to you, or you fabricated the story yourself. It doesn't happen. ...Read more

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My left abdomen is vibrating what could that be?

My left abdomen is vibrating what could that be?

Thin person?: If you're a thin person, sometimes reverberations from your abdominal aorta can be seen. Your heart sends blood strongly to this major vessel of your body. If this is what you're experiencing, it would be a variant of normal. Aneurysms (outpouchings) can be in the aorta too. Please see your physician if concerned about this possibility. ...Read more

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What is there to pain in the middle of the abdomen?

What is there to pain in the middle of the abdomen?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Are there potentially dangerous effects of abdomen xrays?

Are there potentially dangerous effects of abdomen xrays?

Potentially: There is a very slight risk of cancer which is usually clearly outweighed by the benefit of the examination in diagnosing the malady. ...Read more