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What does it mean when your belly button piercing bleeds?

What does it mean when your belly button piercing bleeds?

Possible reasons: The tissues surrounding the piercing could be infected or inflamed. Additionally, umbilical trauma is common with navel piercings. ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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What does it mean when your belly button piercing bleeds a lot?

What does it mean when your belly button piercing bleeds a lot?

Bleedin body piercin: It means that you should have been smart enough not to have gotten the piercing originally. Sometimes when the piercing is done, a small blood vessel can be nicked which does not easily close. You must remove whatever ornament you have hung on yourself and let it heal, and see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Bleeding from belly button! Had piercing. What do I do?

Bleeding from belly button! Had piercing. What do I do?

Infection?: Sounds like your piercing may have become infected. If it's minor then topical treatment with an antiobiotic ointment like Bacitracin may help (make sure you aren't allergic to it). If it's more significant though you'll need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Puss and bleeding from belly button after getting new piercing?

Puss and bleeding from belly button after getting new piercing?

Infection: Sounds like your piercing may have become infected. If it's minor then topical treatment with an antiobiotic ointment like Bacitracin may help (make sure you aren't allergic to it). If it's more significant though you'll need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Belly button bleeding with oozing a clear fluid in it, no piercing. Am I dying of something bad?

Belly button bleeding with oozing a clear fluid in it, no piercing.  Am I dying of something bad?

Not normal: You need an exam and other testing, not normal to have that happen for now reason or if no piercing or surgery has been done. ...Read more

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What does it mean to bleed from your belly button?

Few reason: There are many disease that could cause this sign.
1- local infection.
2-psoriasis.
3- fistual.
Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you bleed inside of your belly button?

What does it mean when you bleed inside of your belly button?

Causes of bleeding: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequent scenario is when someone sticks their finger in their umbilicus to search for “lint” and they scratch or abrade the skin. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you clean your belly button with cotton buds and it's bleeding about and smells? Need my kind putting at rest

What does it mean when you clean your belly button with cotton buds and it's bleeding about and smells? Need my kind putting at rest

Potential serious: Should have no foreign material, bleeding, odor or drainage.
There is an isue and needs care and complete diagnosis-hernia, infection, cyst etcs. ...Read more

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Why does my belly button bleed?

Irritation: Chronic irritation of the base of the umbilicus or "belly button" can lead to a small area of inflammed and irritated tissue that can intermittantly bleed. This can be to traped dead skin and moisture leading to macerated tissue. ...Read more

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Why would my belly button bleed?

Why would my belly button bleed?

Belly Button Bleeds: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequent scenario is when someone sticks their finger in their umbilicus to search for “lint” and they scratch or abrade the skin. ...Read more

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Why would your belly button bleed?

Why would your belly button bleed?

Belly Button : An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequent scenario is when someone sticks their finger in their umbilicus to search for “lint” and they scratch or abrade the skin. ...Read more

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Why would I bleed out of my belly button?

Why would I bleed out of my belly button?

BELLY BUTTON BLEED: How long has your belly button been bleeding? It can be a number of conditions: it could be an infection of the skin surrounding the belly-button. Any recent injury? It could be a fistula.
It could be an umbilical hernia. Do you have a fever? If it's really bleeding, you should see a doctor with all deliberate speed or go to an emergency center or hospital. ...Read more

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Can belly button bleed from coughing too hard?

Can belly button bleed from coughing too hard?

Umbilicus: The only way I have seen the belly button bleed is from trauma by excessive cleaning. I have never seen coughing cause this. If you have persistent bleeding here, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes my belly button to bleed where I'm hurting?

What causes my belly button to bleed where I'm hurting?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What could cause behind my belly button to hurt? And my belly button to bleed?

What could cause behind my belly button to hurt? And my belly button to bleed?

Infection: Some people have a small pocket at the base of their bellybutton. This can get infected which can cause the bleeding and pain. Please se your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had my belly button pieced for over 5 months now and it still crust up and sometimes bleed alittle, is this normal?

No: The area is inflammed. Itvis best to take the ring amd allow the area to heal. It will heal with scar tissue if ot is not removed. ...Read more

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What would cause a belly button to bleed? Could it be from internal bleeding?

What would cause a belly button to bleed? Could it be from internal bleeding?

Local trauma: Or a residual congenital tract-urachus which is remaining from umbilical cord and sometimes becomes a cyst or gets inflamed. ...Read more

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What would cause a belly button to bleed just out of the blue. Not gushing blood just little bleeding to where its just like sitting in there?

What would cause a belly button to bleed just out of the blue. Not gushing blood just little bleeding to where its just like sitting in there?

Local items: Local infections, irritation might. But the bigger concern would be — is your abdomen swollen? Do you have liver / kidney / cardiac disease etc.? Could this be a sr. Mary joseph nodule (reflects internal malignancy)? So — unless you know it is from local irritation, I'd get checked out... ...Read more

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What are some causes of bleeding in the belly button? My boyfriends belly button bleeds off and on like it hurts at first then he notices if he touches the inside of his bellybutton that there is blood but it no longer hurts????

Embryonic remnants : The navel is the embryonic connection to bowels and bladder in its simplistic explanation. It sounds like a remnant has not totally closed, after all these years. See a urologist or gen surgeon. Minor surgery could be necessary to correct this ...Read more

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Belly button piercing care?

Belly button piercing care?

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 more

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Will belly button piercings hurt?

Will belly button piercings hurt?

Yes it can hurt: Yes it can hurt as it is done by puncturing your skin but pain is not severe and does not last. ...Read more

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Why am I bleeding from my belly button?

Why am I bleeding from my belly button?

Infected impaction?: People with deep 'innies' may slowly build up shedded old skin cells, bacteria and other 'lint' in the belly button (umbilicus), and it may become an impacted infected mass of material, that causes pain near the area, blood, or foul odor, or abscess. That is one possibility. Of course, a careful physical exam should reveal the problem. ...Read more

Piercing (Definition)

Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which ...Read more