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What causes bleeding and pain in the navel?

My belly button has been bleeding, has a scab, small lump present and it is becoming painful. I have been cleaning it with soap and water and tonight will try peroxide. Is there something better to clean it with and should I be concerned and see a doctor?
Wed, 5 Apr 2017
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,
i think you got infection in naval skin .
cleaning with povidone iodine also good,
Dont use soap now, its an irritant.

if more problem you have to take oral antibiotic also.
Better consult with a physician.
thanks
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