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Omphalitis!: Belly button infections are quite rare in adults, unless due to trauma from piercings. This usually responds to oral antibiotics. If it recurs, one should search for an umbilical cord remnant connecting the belly button to the intestine or bladder (this can be seen on cat scan). If present, surgical excision is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This morning pus and a little bit of blood was coming out of my bellybutton. What does this mean and what should I 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
I've had white pus discharging from my belly button for close to 4 year, it comes and goes what can I do?
Sometimes when i press my belly button, white pus with bad odor comes out. But no other symptoms of pain or fever?
Cyst: You may have a urachal duct cyst. Consult your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
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