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Blood And Pus In 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
I don't have any health insurance and my belly button is oozing pus and blood and smells and it hurts below the belly button?
I have pink blood in my belly button and it feels a little swollen and painful in the deep belly button tissue. Infection?
Possible: Infection is possible, but the only way to make the dx is after an exam. Please make an apt to see your health care provider. ...Read more
Pain in belly button and pushed the top of the belly button inwards and now there is blood coming out?
Omphalitis: This occurs among people with very deep navels [persistent urachus] who have hairy skin on the abdomen. The hairs have tiny barbs on the sides which causes them to all line up inside the umbilicus where they slowly penetrate into the skin. So these loose hairs are causing inflamation in there, progressively worse. If you can clean them out, it will heal. This is hard, so surgical excision cures. ...Read more
Yellow and pink discharge looks like puss and blood from inside belly button with pain and discomfort.
It sounds like it's: Infected/ abscessed. See your dr for treatment. ...Read more
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
Infected impaction?: People with deep 'innies' may slowly build up shedded old skin cells, bacteria and other 'lint' in the belly button (umbilicus), and it may become an impacted infected mass of material, that causes pain near the area, or foul odor, or abscess. That is one possibility. Of course, a careful physical exam should reveal the problem. ...Read more
Several causes: Could be several issues, possible urinary tract issue, uterine issues, intestinal issue, or even a small umbilical issue, etc, etc. If it persist, than get it checked out, good luck! ...Read more
I scracthed my stomach saw a little blood in my belly button. It's also itchy now too what causes blood in belly button and to itch?
Cleanse & watch: Do cleanse you belly button with soap and water. Keep a watchful eye to see if there is bleeding again. If you find bleeding again, it would be prudent to see your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Why does my belly button leak a yellowish clear fluid off and on that smells. Have had 6 belly surgeries.3 that involed insions thru the belly button.?
Not normal: This is difficult to say without more history and an exam, but it is certainly not normal. Possibilities include a non-healing wound down in the base of the belly button, a cyst from trapped skin that resulted from the healing after the most recent surgery, or, perhaps, infection of artificial material left in the incision (sutures, mesh, etc.). Please see the most recent surgeon soon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can cause belly button and pelvic pain? it started out of nowhere in my belly button and moved to my pelvic area.
Abdominal pain: The causes are many, so if symptoms persist or worsen get examined ...Read more
Skin infection: A skin infection centered in the belly button can do that (especially if overweight or the area is not exposed to air). The first step is gentle cleaning with an antibacterial soap daily. There are rare conditions that can cause an opening of a congenital tract that leads to your belly button - either way, if this perssists, it makes sense to get this checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
Pain in back,abdomen and belly feels like pressure severe belly cramps and pain feeling like to vomit and pass out and tenderness in belly?
Many symptoms: Please go as soon as you can to the nearest Emergency facility. ...Read more
Can ittitable bowel cause pain in abdomen and small intestines around belly button to the left & right of it?
Yes: It can cause any of that pain, but you should have it checked out by a gastroenterologist to rule out other causes of the disease. But all of those pains can be from ibs - good luck. ...Read more
Have a hernia above my belly button. Yesterday noticed blood coming out of my belly button, could that be caused by my hernia?
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