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My Belly Button Is Leaking
Hard to ascertain:
Very difficult to ascetain the cause, how long?
How much fluid (teaspoon less or more) any
injury? If this persists you've to see an M.D. ...Read more
Yes: This is abnormal go see a surgeon. ...Read more
Noticed my belly button is leaking clear fluid, no strong order but won't go away? Should I be seen for this?
Yes: There should not be a persistent drainage from your navel. You should see your doctor. ...Read more
I've had my gallbladder removed via keyhole 4 days ago. My belly button is leaking thick dark yellow pus that fills dressings quickly. Is this normal?
Postop/GB/issue: See your surgeon ASAP!!!!Get a more detailed answer ›
My belly button is leaking yellow discharge it's got a very strong smell to it and is very red and itchy?
I had an eptopic pregnancy in 2012. The scar in my belly button is leaking a stinky fluid. What could be the cause of that?
? infection: Some infections of the skin structures around the belly button may get irritated and cause a leaking of fluid. This is more common in people who get piercings of course. Have it checked as leaking there needs an eval. Good luck. ...Read more
I can't feel my abdominal its been like that for 3 days and my belly button stated leaking goo it let out a bunch of hair now there a little bump?
Seek care now: Taik to an adult about seeking care now. ...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 more
My belly button piercing has been leaking a sticky and smelly fluid and when dries becomes crusty? Help?
My 5yr old daughter's belly button started "leaking" a very smelly fluid today. It does seem worse tonight than this morning. Any advice on what it is?
Minor vs major issue: This can be simply a reflection of a simple infected bug bite or poor hygiene in the area leading to a skin infection.There are rare cases where the bladder is connected by a remnant of fetal development to underside of the belly button and can produce such a "leaking". It would be wise to have it evaluated. ...Read more
Had a laprascopy not where insision was made but in my belly button is a open hole leaking green yellow stuff got pain fever tired feel ill?
Culture needed: See your surgeon and get your drainage cultured for possible infection. ...Read more
I may have an abscess that is infected in/near my belly button, that has begun to leak blood/yellow puss about of my belly button. Doctors open 3 days?
You might need antibiotics if it is not improving. A culture of the puss would be helpful.: You might need antibiotics if it is not improving. A culture of the puss would be helpful. ...Read more
Best to run this question by your surgeon. The answer will depend on exactly what procedure was performed. Drainage from incision lines may be a sign of a complication, which should be addressed by your surgeon. For example, signs of infection include drainage, redness, swelling, fever/chills…
on the other hand, depending on the specific procedure, the leakage may be of no concern.
Best wishes. ...Read more
I Noticed some fluid leaking from my belly button, but it doesn't have odor. It burns, and it started bleeding. It won't stop leaking. What can it be?
Belly Button: The fact that you bellybutton is leaking some fluid suggest some collection of either infection or inflammation maybe umbilicitis. Sometimes there are communications between the umbilicus or belly button and the internal abdominsl cavity. Either way it warrants a visit to your physician to be evaluated ...Read more
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