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I have belly button discharge and it has a smelly odour, its

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I have belly button discharge and it has a smelly odour, its normally yellowy pink in colour, but sometimes just bloody. Everyday I have blood discharged which has dried around my belly button. I went to my GP and was given a week of antibiotics. Not much improvement. I've had a really good look inside my belly button and I can see a piece of flesh, its red in colour. The best way to describe it would be like a piece of red meat. It's quite small, I have no pain in my abdomen apart from when I clean out my belly button using a tissue which seems to irritate the flesh.
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you need to go back to your GP doctor and get an ultrasound scan of your abdomen
and you have to see a surgeon and infectious disease doctor
you need a wound culture of the pus coming out of the belly button area
it sounds like you could have an abscess or hidden infection in your abdomen.
you might need a surgery to go in and cut out the area of infection to clear a locked infection in your abdomen.
you don't want this infection to get worse.
it sounds like it has been going on long enough.
let me know if you have questions.
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