This is my belly button 11 days after surgery. I was terrified to see how bad it looked, but I'm happy I did the surgery and I think it looks ok. Umbilical hernias most often occur in infants, but they can also occur in adults. An umbilical hernia can cause a feeling of pain or pressure at the site of the hernia. You may see a bulge or bump.
The belly button is a place where germs can become trapped and multiply. Too many germs in the belly button can cause an infection, which may lead to discharge through the skin. If you happen to get this in your belly button, you’ll usually notice a red rash, scaly skin, a clear discharge, itching, and burning, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine.
The belly button, or navel, is the part of the umbilical cord that is left after a baby is born. There are many possible circumstances and medical conditions that can cause a rash around the belly button, including: Infections; Poor hygiene; Physical trauma; Environmental factors. A belly button piercing can get infected and cause pus in the belly button. It is very important that the piercing parlor follow sterile piercing procedures to reduce the risk for infection. Proper aftercare will also reduce the risk of a navel infection, which may include cleaning the area with a special antiseptic solution and keeping the.
The most common types of hernia are inguinal (inner groin), incisional (resulting from an incision), femoral (outer groin), umbilical (belly button), and hiatal (upper stomach). Pregnancy is a risk factor that makes women more susceptible to developing another type of ventral hernia near the belly button, called an umbilical hernia. The umbilicus is the thinnest part of the abdominal wall. It’s a very common site to develop a hernia, whether you’re a man or a woman.