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Yellow Sticky Stuff From Belly Button
Several: You may have an infection. This is deep down inside multiple layers of skin kissing each other and can cause your symptoms. You may have gotten an insect bite? Chigger, tick, mite? You may have an allergic reaction to some chemical in the belly button. Soaps, lotions, etc. Omphalitis can occur and may need antibiotics and other treatment. If red, painful, streaking, hot or pus, get seen! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The bottom of my belly button piercing has blood/yellow stuff around it. It doesn't hurt unless I touch it. Pierced 9 months ago. Please help!
Had a laprascopy not where insision was made but in my belly button is a open hole leaking green yellow stuff got pain fever tired feel ill?
Culture needed: See your surgeon and get your drainage cultured for possible infection. ...Read more
Clean better: Honestly, the most common reason i find for this is simply needing to clean more completely. I know that may sound mean. However, sometimes infections can occur especially in those whose umbillicus or belly button had for instance a skin fold creating a pocket that is more easily infected and/or much harder to keep clean. This may require antibiotics and even surgery to correct. ...Read more
I just had surgery and they went through my belly button its a week later and there is a fluid that's yellow coming out?
Contact surgeon: Please contact your surgeon as soon as possible to see what they recommend as evaluation or treatment for your issue however it does not sound like an emergency issue. ...Read more
My belly button itches and produces a liquid that dries into a thick yellow crust. What is going on?
Infection: You have an infection of your skin likely a strep infection. Go see your doctor. ...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
Colitis: The yellowish stools usually are caused by more rapid transit through the intestinal tract and are soft. The abdominal discomfort suggests irritability and/or inflammation of the colon. A viral infection is more common than a bacterial or parasitic one. See your physician if symptoms persist or significant abdominal tenderness,fever,or vomiting develop. ...Read more
I have a yellow crusty looking thing in my belly button. I've read online that it's an infection but there's no smell or liquid.
Umbilical drainage: This may be an infection, and although it sounds like it, this cannot be diagnosed without being seen. Let your doctor look at this and advise. Good luck. ...Read more
Infected cyst: You should see your doctor so he/she can inspect it and provide antibiotics, if needed. ...Read more
Belly button: Sounds like you have an infection. Please go in to see someone today before it becomes more severe. ...Read more
Yellow and pink discharge looks like puss and blood from inside belly button with pain and discomfort.
It sounds like it's: Infected/ abscessed. See your dr for treatment. ...Read more
3 years ago i had a hysterectomy, 2 years ago i started to have had pain, burning & smelly yellow discharge from my belly button. What could it be? :/
Hi , I recently started having a pain around my belly button , and I looked at it and noticed a pinkish yellow discharge . I feel bloated and nauseous?
BELLY BUTTON PAIN: RECENTLY? HOW LONG AGO? PLEASE SEE YOUR REGULAR DOCTOR (PCP) AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. GOOD LUCK! ...Read more
Hello, i gor my belly button pierced 9/7/15 and its red around the top ball also yellow/white oozing. I think it ripped, what should i do?
It is likely Infecti: Infection of the skin and soft tissues deeper to the skin is common when you get piercing done under unhyegenic conditions. You may need to see a doctor to get this problem treated with antibiotics and for removal of this foreign body before you get into more serious health problems. Live a simpler life to keep your life less complicated. ...Read more
I've had my gallbladder removed via keyhole 4 days ago. My belly button is leaking thick dark yellow pus that fills dressings quickly. Is this normal?
Postop/GB/issue: See your surgeon ASAP!!!!Get a more detailed answer ›
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