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My Belly Button Is Bleeding
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
Belly button: Sounds like you have an infection. Please go in to see someone today before it becomes more severe. ...Read more
My belly button is bleeding and i just put mupirocin ointment on it I have had this happen several times since my gallbladder surgery in 2002?
My belly button is bleeding and im have terrible stomach cramps age 62 I do quite a bit of heavy lifting and pulling and had hernia surgery 8 year ag0?
See surgeon: Consult a surgeon promptly. This is unusual. ...Read more
Cyst: You may have an urachal cyst present from when you were a baby. Let your doctor take a look at it and see. ...Read more
I had a laparoscopy done 1 week ago, but 3 days ago my belly button started bleeding, ill stain my shirts, with blood is this normal?
My stomach bloats often I sleep a lot, what could be causing this? During my menstrual it hurts very badly and my belly button was bleeding also
Endometriosis: One common cause of severe pain during menstruation is endometriosis. This is when the lining of the uterus is found in other parts of the body, commonly within the pelvis. Bleeding from the belly button, especially if it bleeds at the same time as menstruation, could be due to this condition. You might consider seeing a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
My belly button is bleeding with dark red blood. also, there is pain in the stomach constantly. Nothing seen from sonography.on antibiotics since 2days?
Bleeding from: The belly button is usually due to infection, so give the antibiotics some time to work. Occasionally it is due to a congenital anomaly, urachal remnant or cyst, connecting to the belly button. Call your doctor if it is getting worse or not starting to clear up over the next couple of days. ...Read more
My girlfriends belly button is bleeding? I put proxide and it bubbles up. What do you recomend we do?
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
The most likely: Cause is infection. You need to see your doctor to have it evaluated. ...Read more
Why is my belly button bleeding? I don't have a piercing. It looks like it ripped open on the inside. It's not dripping out but it moist with blood.
I have a bump in my belly button that's been bleeding. My doctor didn't even look at it and said it was an abcsess. Is there anything else it could be?
Vitelline duct : This could be a vitelline duct remnant, a leftover from your maternal fetal connection to your mother. Sometimes in young adults there will be the development of an inflammed and draining site in the base of the umbilicus. The repair is simple, much like an umbilical hernia repair. There may be a bad smell from the drainage. I suggest you seek the opinion of a surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more
Why is my belly button bleeding and painful? This started 2 days ago after I had mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD removed. Please help...
Association: I have heard no accounts, nor can think of any reason removing an iud would make your belly button bleed. Honestly, outside if trauma, I cannot imagine why your belly button would be bleeding. If its heavy get examined but it's not related to the iud in any way I can imagine. ...Read more
It appears to have stopped now but my belly button has been bleeding (sometimes bright red sometimes seemingly watered down) and is sore? No bad smell
See doctor: Bleeding without any known reason should be checked by a doctor. The soreness suggests that there may be an infection going on. ...Read more
My belly button hurts and is bleeding with a very foul order. I am 48yo diabetic male, 6'3", 300#?
I just had a tubal lapro on Mon and am still in a lot of pain in my belly button. Anow I'm bleeding dark blood, and some vomit. Pain isn't controlled
Call the doctor: Who performed the procedure, if (s)he can't be reached go to ER, yo don't want to wait with such symptoms, best wishes ...Read more
I'm a 23-year-old male and my belly button sometimes hurts and is bleeding sometimes. At least I think it's blood? It's red? Also, like when I clean it
Get checked: It may be that you cleaned it too harshly and caused some local trauma. The redness and pain may also be signs of possible infection so it's better to get it checked by a doctor. Try not to clean it yourself until you get it checked. ...Read more
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
Your Doctor: No substitute for seeing your pcp, this issue can't be resolved on the net or on the phone. ...Read more
Not normal: That is not a common thing to happen. A doctor needs to determine what is wrong. ...Read more
The wound near belly button is bleeding a little after appendix surgery is it normal and will I heal good?
How long ago: It depend on nods when it was and how much it is bleeding. ...Read more
What does it mean when your belly button is bleeding and hurts when you bend over to pick something up?
See dovtor: You may have an infection in your belly button. Get it looked at by a doctor. ...Read more
My son is 17 and his belly button is bleeding. I don't know how long it's been doing it he came to me today to let me know about I started cleaning it out?
See his doctor: He needs to be evaluated by his doctor. ...Read more
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