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Forum Name: Dermatology Topics

Question: Stinky Belly Button


 jeseymc - Wed Jan 02, 2008 9:01 pm

How can I get rid of the odor from my belly button? Is it a cause for concern?
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Mon Feb 04, 2008 8:43 pm

User avatar Hi Jeseymc,

Often, odor from the belly button indicates that there is a skin infection occuring there. I would recommend you see your doctor since often these will need an antibiotic to clear up.

Best wishes.

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