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Why Does A Belly Button Smell What Do U Do To Make The Smell Stop
BELLY BUTTON SMELLS: The belly button is a difficult body part to clean. It's a catch-all for dirt, lint, sweat, dead skin cells, bacteria & yeast germs, as well as fibers from clothing. It's also locked up without air. Like limburger cheese! whew! get a few q-tips, dip them into rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide & very gently swab the inside of the belly-button at least once daily. And then dry thoroughly. ...Read more
Since this afternoon, there has been a brown yellow discharge from my belly button and it smells bad. What should I do to stop this?
Take a bath: This is a closed space. Take a bath and clean it out and the discharge should disappear. ...Read more
My belly button has drainage and blood coming which smells horrible. What can I do to stop the drainage & bleeding? What can I use to clean it with?
Did u eat burger or: Pizza last night b4 u went to bed?(just kidding!) not sure but could just be accumulation of scaly debris, greasy materials etc. Or perhaps a sign of diabetes. Get checked up by your md. Try cleaning the area with cotton buds soaked with peroxide. While u are taking a shower, u can clean the area with soap and water. Go see your dr as needed.Take care! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Your Doctor: No substitute for seeing your pcp, this issue can't be resolved on the net or on the phone. ...Read more
The beelly button: Is what is called the umbilicus . Developmentally it is the link between the fetal and maternal circulation . After birth the link will be cut with scissor and ligated . The opening will close in most cases . In some cases , the opening did not close permanently . From time to time it present with wetting , bleeding and at times pus coming from it . The pus indicate that there is infection. ...Read more
How and why dose the belly button get to smelling bad and how can one prevent the disgusting smell?
I have had pain around my belly button area for the last week then it started pussing and smells very terrible and the pain is still there?
I have recently been getting a dark brownish black discharge from my belly button that smells bad. I have showered and cleaned it out but it remains.
For the last 3 weeks I have a clear liquid coming out of my belly button, it is with bad smell. I have noticed it because when dry it is brown?
Belly button fluid: See a physician. May need antibioticsGet a more detailed answer ›
My husband had a good amount of hair inside his belly button, along with 2 sores. Also a foul smell. Not sure what it is, or how to help. Any info?
If there is a foul: odor - this is highly suggestive that he has an infection. Recommend assessment. ...Read more
I don't have any health insurance and my belly button is oozing pus and blood and smells and it hurts below the belly button?
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