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What should I do if my newborn's belly button is bleeding?

What should I do if my newborn's belly button is bleeding?

Bleeding: Apply direct pressure and have it checked. Sometimes it is related to separation of the cord. Sometimes it may mean your infant is prone to bleeding. It needs to be stopped and assessed. All the best. ...Read more

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Belly Button Bleeding (Definition)

When the umbilical cord is cut, it leaves a stump, which then dries, heals, and usually falls off within 1 - 3 weeks. While the cord is healing, keep it as clean and as dry as possible. In order to keep the cord dry, sponge bathe your baby rather than submersing him in a tub of water. Another uncommon problem is active bleeding. This usually occurs when the cord is pulled off too soon. Allow the cord to fall off naturally, even if it is only hanging on by a thread. In active bleeding, every time you wipe away a drop of blood, another drop appears. If the cord does actively bleed, call ...Read more


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Will newborn need surgery for belly button bleeding?

Will newborn need surgery for belly button bleeding?

See below: Highly unlikely. Some bleeding as the cord separates is normal. If there is mucous coming from the site, or the site is red and swollen, your child should be seen. ...Read more

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Why is my friend's belly button bleeding?

Why is my friend's belly button bleeding?

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

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Why is my boyfriend's belly button bleeding?

Why is my boyfriend's belly button bleeding?

Possible infection: Needs to see a doctor, there shouldn't be bleeding normally, bleeding is a sign of something abnormal, could be an injury , infection, or something more serious. ...Read more

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Is belly button bleeding two weeks after masturbating with a carrot at all connected?

No: I don't see how these two would be related. If the bleeding persists you should see a doctor. Take care! ...Read more

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Why is my belly button bleeding constantly?

Get it checked.: Might have an infection. Constant, chronic bleeding - get it medically assessed. Take care. ...Read more

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How to treat belly button bleeding at home??

How to treat belly button bleeding at home??

Pressure: Wash the area gently, and apply direct pressure with a clean washcloth . After the bleeding is stopped, keep your hands away from the area and call your doctor if bleeding starts again. ...Read more

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What can cause belly button bleeding, discharge?

What can cause belly button bleeding, discharge?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I just had a cystectomy yesterday and I just wouldl Ike to know if belly button bleeding is normal ?

I just had a cystectomy  yesterday and I just wouldl Ike to know if belly button bleeding is normal ?

Cystectomy: What type of cystectomy was performed? Was a laparoscopy done via the navel area? In any event,I would notify the surgeon who performed the procedure about your bleeding. ...Read more

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Neonatal (Definition)

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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more