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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics
Question: bleeding belly button
|msblenda - Wed Jan 02, 2008 7:37 pm||
my friend is having pain around his belly button and some bleeding. the bleeding has happened before with a discharge and an odor.could you give me general possibilities on what this might be?
|Theresa Jones, RN - Wed Jan 09, 2008 10:15 am||
Umbilical bleeding, discharge and odor, generally speaking, indicates an underlying infection and warrants further evaluation by a physician. I would very strongly encourage your friend to seek medical attention. Best wishes.
Theresa Jones, RN
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