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I am wondering what helps cure a infected belly button?

I am wondering what helps cure a infected belly button?

Medical care: Keep the area cleaned and use a topical antibiotic cream, if the area does not get better or worsens, than you need to see a dr. For an evaluation. Best wishes. ...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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Hi akash(M),age 21.I have pain just 4 or 5 inches above navel(belly button) from last 1 week.Give me reason n tips or home remedies to cure it?

Hi akash(M),age 21.I have pain just 4 or 5 inches above navel(belly button) from last 1 week.Give me reason n tips or home remedies to cure it?

You need proper eval: I whish I could just tell you what to take for your pain. But abdominal pain(belly pain) always requires physical examination and sometimes other testing by a healthcare provider in order to come up with a diagnosis. As a rule of thumb, any pain that doesn't subside within 48 hours or gets increasingly worse needs immediate medical assistance. ...Read more

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What is your bellybutton connected to as an adult?

What is your bellybutton connected to as an adult?

Nothing!: The bellybutton is essentially scar tissue (left over from the neonatal umbilical cord) that is fused with the abdominal wall. There are some pediatric surgical problems involving remaining attachments to the umbilical stump, but normally the belly button is not "attached" to anything. In fact, many laparascopic surgeries use the belly button as an entry point into the abdomen. ...Read more

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Why is my bellybutton smelling is it a infection ?

Why is my bellybutton smelling is it a infection 
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Infection: Try cleaning it with hydrogen peroxide on a qtip, then apply topical antibiotic ointment. If not better, do a consult to get antibiotics. ...Read more

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Infected bellybutton, what to do?

Infected bellybutton, what to do?

Go ahead &: seek medical care at this time. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if my bellybutton infected?

Can you tell me if my bellybutton infected?

Infected Umbilicus: Signs of infection can include: increased swelling, redness, tenderness, ^ pain, warmth, red streaks, purulent drainage, swollen lymph nodes or fever. If this matches description of your navel - then please seek medical attention. Take care. ...Read more

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Outie bellybutton and I hate it, what to do?

Learn to love it!: Umbilicoplasty can change the appearance of an "outie". But I would encourage you to accept your umbilicus as it is. ...Read more

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Blood coming out of bellybutton, what to do?

Go see ur Family Doc: Blood shouldn't be coming out of your belly button, which suggests infection or trauma or both. So go get evaluated immediately to determine cause & start appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How can I treat an infected bellybutton ring?

How can I treat an infected bellybutton ring?

Skin infection: Without seeing this infection i would discuss hygeine and keeping the ring clean. But, if antibiotics do not help then the temporary removal of the ring may be warranted until the infection is fully treated. ...Read more