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My 6 month old's belly button it's bleeding slightly. Is this normal?

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Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
8 doctors agree

In brief: No

While there could be a simple explanation such as a scratch, you should consult your pediatrician.
There may be an infection or communication between the belly button and inside the abdominal wall.

In brief: No

While there could be a simple explanation such as a scratch, you should consult your pediatrician.
There may be an infection or communication between the belly button and inside the abdominal wall.
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

But it's probably not dangerous either. He may have scratched it a bit.
If the skin around it becomes red, hot, tender to the touch, and swollen, then bring him to his doctor immediately. If there's just a drop of blood, clean it with soap and water and then watch to see if anything develops.

In brief: No

But it's probably not dangerous either. He may have scratched it a bit.
If the skin around it becomes red, hot, tender to the touch, and swollen, then bring him to his doctor immediately. If there's just a drop of blood, clean it with soap and water and then watch to see if anything develops.
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