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Treating An Infected Belly Button Piercing
Maybe: It might work but not at all a wise choice because most staphylococci are resistant to it. ...Read more
See your doctor: See your doctor to confirm if it is infected and what medicine you might need for care. This type of infection can potentially be very dangerous due to its location. ...Read more
Absolutely: See doc asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Essentially anything below the diaphragm can cause your lymph nodes to enlarge from the groin downward. ...Read more
Subjective: Pain scales are very subjective and people's tolerance to pain vary greatly. Some people may consider the procedure an 8 or even a 10, while others will report a 2 or 3. Your own experience will indeed be your own. ...Read more
YES: Using such an antiseptic is a good idea for a 'belly button ring'. ...Read more
Proper care: New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day. Do not twist jewelry / post. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water), place on piercing & allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Or you can buy pressurized saline solution at a drug store. An alternate way to clean navel piercings: rapidly turn over a cup of warm saline on to the piercing. This should create a small ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Belly button has odor, fluid an crust forms around it, no pain or redness dr gave mupirocin. How to apply? Does it go inside belly button?
Urachal cyst?: Maybe you have a urachal cyst that has become infected. Urachal cyst is a minor congenital anomaly, a remnant of the umblical cord. If so, minor surgery might be required to cure and/or prevent repeat infection. A normal naval might occasionally get infected, especially if quite deep or if you are overweight. For now, just work the cream as deeply into your naval as you can. Discuss with doctor. ...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
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