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My belly button hurts after I cleaned it with alcohol?

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Dr. Peter Horvath
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In brief: Alcohol dries

I'm not sure why you were cleaning your navel with alcohol.
If you want to clean it out (and you don't have any open sores) consider hydrogen peroxide and a gentle swabbing with a q-tip.

In brief: Alcohol dries

I'm not sure why you were cleaning your navel with alcohol.
If you want to clean it out (and you don't have any open sores) consider hydrogen peroxide and a gentle swabbing with a q-tip.
Dr. Peter Horvath
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