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My Belly Button Is Leaking
Several posibilities: You may have developed a bowel fistula, there may be a cyst, or other issue. The main issue is that this is grossly abnormal and should be seen by a physician. My choice would be a general 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
Uncertain: Causes of navel discharge include abnormalities of the uracha (cyst, sinus or patent uracha), complications from past laparoscopic surgery, umbilical abscess ; recurrent folliculitis. More superficial fungal (such as yeast) and bacterial infections can occur. ...Read more
Yes: This is abnormal go see a surgeon. ...Read more
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
Debris built up: Belly buttons come in all sizes and shapes. Old skin cells are being shed all the time and this material can build up in the umbilicus (belly button). Sometimes this debris can become infected and can drain some liquid material or pus. You may want to gently clean out area with peroxide on a q-tip. If it is a persistent problem, see your pcp, or a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My belly button piercing has been leaking a sticky and smelly fluid and when dries becomes crusty? Help?
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