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Smelly pale brown discharge from my belly button ...?

Smelly pale brown discharge from my belly button ...?

Belly button angst: Could be a few things. Possibly a fungal infection. Any chance of something stuck in there? Also, in rare cases, there could be a connection to the guy underlying if something happened and your belly button didn't seal up completely, or has developed a new connection called a fistula. I'd say this one is best for a doctor to see in person to help you with. ...Read more

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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Pain near the right side of my belly button. Had a medical abortion three weeks ago. Still have brown discharge. Whats the reason for the pain?

Pain near the right side of my belly button. Had a medical abortion three weeks ago. Still have brown discharge. Whats the reason for the pain?

Important to follow up: Make an appointment with your healthcare provider. You need to have follow-up HCG levels to confirm pregnancy has ended. They will evaluate for infection also. ...Read more

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I'm a 16 yr. Old girl, and i'm having extreme cramps from my belly button, down and brown discharge. Is this normal? I'm not sexually active.

I'm a 16 yr. Old girl, and i'm having extreme cramps from my belly button, down and brown discharge. Is this normal? I'm not sexually active.

May be normal: Many girls and women have cramps and spotting during mid-cycle, often called ovulation bleeding. See this site for more information on this topic.
http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/femalesexualhealthselfcare/vaginalbleeding. ...Read more

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I have recently been getting a dark brownish black discharge from my belly button that smells bad. I have showered and cleaned it out but it remains.

I have recently been getting a dark brownish black discharge from my belly button that smells bad. I have showered and cleaned it out but it remains.

See an md: Sounds like you may have an infection, I would go see an MD for an exam. Just use soap and water on your skin and avoid probing the area until you are seen. ...Read more

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What can cause a red bump inside the belly button with brownish smelly discharge?

What can cause a red bump inside the belly button with brownish smelly discharge?

Infection / abcess: Enough said. Should be cleaned out and kept clean and dry. Possible antibiotics if more than superficially infected. ...Read more

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Period 10 days late, 41 day cycle.Had a little brown sticky discharge on day 9.Dull pain 1 inch right of belly button.Negative home pregtest. Any idea?

Period 10 days late, 41 day cycle.Had a little brown sticky discharge on day 9.Dull pain 1 inch right of belly button.Negative home pregtest. Any idea?

Late Period: Is 41 days your normal cycle, or are you saying that you were about 10 days late and then you bled, complicated by a brown discharge on day 9? It is still possible that you are pregnant and the bleeding represented "implantation bleeding." test yourself again in a week to be sure. Either way, you should contact your gynecologist and discuss your options for follow up. ...Read more

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Period is 9 days late making me a 40 days cycle. Have a mild, dull pain an inch right of belly button. Had one time brown mucous discharge. Pregnant?

Period is 9 days late making me a 40 days cycle. Have a mild, dull pain an inch right of belly button. Had one time brown mucous discharge. Pregnant?

Yes: It is possible you could be pregnant. Take a home pregnancy test and if positive you should consult a physician because of pain and bleeding in early pregnancy to rule out miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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9 weeks pregnant by LMP but measuring 7 weeks I have brown discharge with small bits in, I have slight pain near belly button what could this be PLS?

9 weeks pregnant by LMP but measuring 7 weeks I have brown discharge with small bits in, I have slight pain near belly button what could this be PLS?

Possible miscarriage: This could be a threatened miscarriage. Did you see a heart beat on the ultrasound? If so,miscarriage is less likely. There is some bleeding or spotting in about 1/2 of all pregnancies. 1/2 of those go on and have normal babies and we never know what was going on. The other 1/2 miscarry. This is usually due to something the matter with the baby and not because of something mom did or didn't do. ...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

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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Discharge from belly button piercing after 9 months of having is that normal?

It is not.: I would see a derm as possible infection, or reaction allergy from jewelry. ...Read more

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Got an smelly foul discharge from belly button?

Got an smelly foul discharge from belly button?

Patent urachus?: Ask your physician whether you have a patent urachus that may have reopened. That's my first and foremost concern. ...Read more

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Bloody stinking discharge from belly button and black watery stool.... Why?

See doctor: None of these symptoms are normal and are suggestive of possibly serious conditions such as crohn's disease. You need to see your doctor or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain, abdo pain and smelly discharge from belly button. Possible DX?

Pelvic pain, abdo pain and smelly discharge from belly button. Possible DX?

See a doctor...: I would worry about an umbilical hernia, urachal cyst, pelvic infection, bowel obstruction, ovarian problem, etc. You can get better list from a doc who can do an exam and run blood tests. Best wishs! ...Read more

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My partner has discharge of blood coming out of her belly button is this to do with goulbladder?

No.: There is no connection between the belly button which is outside the body and the gallbladder which is deep in the interior.

This is irritation or superficial infection of the belly button. Clean out with soap and water. Apply topical antibiotic ointment until cured. ...Read more

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I've had white pus discharging from my belly button for close to 4 year, it comes and goes what can I do?

Soap and water: Clean the area with soap and water, alcohol pads or going to see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What would cause a foul smell with a discharge from the belly button? There is also a great deal of pain in my abdomen.

What would cause a foul smell with a discharge from the belly button? There is also a great deal of pain in my abdomen.

Uracheal cyst: Among many other potentially more serious diagnoses such as cancer, fistulae, ruptured umbilical hernia, etc... The most common condition causing the problem is a uracheal cyst remnant that's draining. Get it looked at. You'll need antibiotics and likely a resection of the cyst if it persists. ...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