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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

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...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?

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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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

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