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What might it mean for pus to be coming out of my bellybutton?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Omphalitis!
Belly button infections are quite rare in adults, unless due to trauma from piercings.
This usually responds to oral antibiotics. If it recurs, one should search for an umbilical cord remnant connecting the belly button to the intestine or bladder (this can be seen on cat scan). If present, surgical excision is necessary.

In brief: Omphalitis!
Belly button infections are quite rare in adults, unless due to trauma from piercings.
This usually responds to oral antibiotics. If it recurs, one should search for an umbilical cord remnant connecting the belly button to the intestine or bladder (this can be seen on cat scan). If present, surgical excision is necessary.
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
In brief: That
You have an infection of it.

In brief: That
You have an infection of it.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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