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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

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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Why might the inside of my belly button be bleeding?

Why might the inside of my belly button be bleeding?

Cyst: You may have a urachal cyst present from when you were a baby. Let your doctor take a look at it and see. ...Read more

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I have to do some heavy lifting at my job. Could that be the cause of my belly button bleeding?

I have to do some heavy lifting at my job. Could that be the cause of my belly button bleeding?

Not usually: Belly button bleeding that is not from picking at it raises a concern...Maybe there is a fistula or something and it is not a symptom i would ignore. Please be seen. ...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 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

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What can cause a bleeding belly button?

What can cause a bleeding belly button?

Umbilical cellulitis: ...versus trauma, puncture/piercing, etc. Ref.: https://www.zocdoc.com/answers/3275/what-causes-belly-buttons-to-bleed

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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 does it mean to bleed from your belly button?

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 are the reasons behind bleeding belly button?

What are the reasons behind bleeding belly button?

Pyogenic granuloma: You may have an infection in your belly button known as a pyogenic granuloma which because of friability can bleed. ...Read more

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My belly button is bleeding and in pain. What can I do?

Get it checked.: 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 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 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 is the definition or description of: Bleeding from belly button?

What is the definition or description of: Bleeding from belly button?

Umbilical hemorrhage: =bleeding from the belly button, for whatever cause. ...Read more

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My belly button has been torn and is now bleeding. How do I treat this?

My belly button has been torn and is now bleeding. How do I treat this?

Did you have a: Piercing in place that tore through tissue? The best way to stop bleeding is to apply direct pressure. If this does not stop the bleeding then seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What are causes of pain around belly button and bleeding in belly button?

What are causes of pain around belly button and bleeding in belly button?

Get it checked.: 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 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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Pussy bleeding from belly button?

Pussy bleeding from belly button?

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. (btw-the adjective of "pus" is purulent, not pussy). ...Read more

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Pus and bleeding from belly button?

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 belly button ring bleeding so much?

When was the: piercing done? It may not have healed yet. Have you been twisting the piercing jewelry? Navel piercing may take up to 12 months. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to be bleeding from belly button?

Is it dangerous to be bleeding from belly button?

Need to take care : If there was a surgical procedure done before like an umbilical hernia or abdominoplasty. Need to see a surgeon to investigate.
Good luck. ...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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My 6 month old's belly button it's bleeding slightly. Is this normal?

My 6 month old's belly button it's bleeding slightly. Is this normal?

No: While there could be a simple explanation such as a scratch, you should consult your pediatrician. There may be an infection or communication between the belly button and inside the abdominal wall. ...Read more

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