Belly button infection is a fairly common problem in people and this being dark, warm and moist area, the belly button provides a favorable environment for the growth of microorganism like bacteria and fungi.
The growth of these yeast or bacteria hence causes belly button infection with symptoms like redness
, itching, tenderness, pain, the presence of a foul smell and pus in belly button.
Get Culture of pus done and give antibiotic accordingly.
Keep the area clean with saline water.
May do a local hot compress.
You shall be alright soon.
There is nothing to worry and forget what nurse said.