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5 month old duaghter we were in bath i noticed her belly button bleeding i can pull it back there seems to be an opening she seems to be fine no crying no fever

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Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics

In brief: 5

5 months old is a little old to still be having problems with the belly-button.
Most kids lose their umbilical cords a few weeks after they are born and the belly button heals within a few days after that. It could be an infection, injury, granuloma or something she was born with, but if her belly button is draining or bleeding, she should be seen by her doctor.

In brief: 5

5 months old is a little old to still be having problems with the belly-button.
Most kids lose their umbilical cords a few weeks after they are born and the belly button heals within a few days after that. It could be an infection, injury, granuloma or something she was born with, but if her belly button is draining or bleeding, she should be seen by her doctor.
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