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Why does my belly button oze yellow sticky stuff?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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!

In brief: 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!
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Frederick Shieh
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: It shouldn't

It typically shouldn't.
I would be concerned about an infection if there is a lot coming out.

In brief: It shouldn't

It typically shouldn't.
I would be concerned about an infection if there is a lot coming out.
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Dr. Frederick Shieh
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