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I have a problem with my navel piercing. I have it almost 5 months but its still not healed. Some liquid its still leaking from and it looks bad?

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In brief: Possible Infection

You need to have your piercing site evaluated by a physician.
It's possible you have an infection and may need the piercing removed.

In brief: Possible Infection

You need to have your piercing site evaluated by a physician.
It's possible you have an infection and may need the piercing removed.
Dr. Michael Zadeh
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Get medical eval !

Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling.
^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply to piercing site.

In brief: Get medical eval !

Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling.
^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply to piercing site.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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