The increasing fascination for crop tops has seen a rise in the piercing of belly buttons. And why not? Those piercings just look amazing.
The belly button can easily become infected by Candidaor other fungi - it is just the sort of warm, moist crevice that fungi like. If you have a fungal infection the belly button will look red, and the redness may extend to the surrounding skin for a few millimetres. It may be itchy.
Dirt, bacteria, fungus, and other germs can get trapped inside your belly button and start to multiply. This can cause an infection. You might notice white, yellow, brown, or bloody discharge seeping out of your belly button.
We might see them when we change out of our clothes, or take a shower, but for the most part, they're covered up. And because they don't serve any important function after we're out of the wombthey're easy to forget. That is, until they start smelling. Or secreting discharge.
Umbilical discharge in adult is rare and is usually induced by foreign material, most commonly hair. Rarely, it may be due to embryonal anomalies. We are reporting an unusual case of umbilical discharge in adult secondary to an impacted lint ball.
Capell, M. Skin cells turn over every two to four weeks. Cells need to be shed, and they might get stuck in your anatomy.
I'm had a tenderness and pus in my belly button, so I think it's infected. What could causes. Skin problems in the belly button or umbilicus are not very common, but they can be very distressing.
When you think of all the different holes on your body that can get infectedyou might completely disregard your belly button. But belly button infections are absolutely a thing. You can thank the natural structure of this body part for that.