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Irregular belly button

Also known as Umbilicus not healing and Belly button protruding

Irregular belly button is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of irregular belly button are abdominal hernia, pyogenic skin infection, and omphalitis. Other possible causes, such as oral thrush (yeast infection), are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with irregular belly button often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), x-ray computed tomography, wound care management, liver function tests, excision, standard pregnancy test, rectal examination and other hernia repair .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with irregular belly button include mupirocin topical, silver nitrate topical each, ethanol (on guard), butalbital (g-1), desflurane, ferrous sulfate, ketotifen ophthalmic, glycerin (fleet), sodium phosphate / sodium phosphate, monobasic, diatrizoate, erythromycin ophthalmic, magnesium citrate and multivitamin, prenatal .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for irregular belly button include age < 1 years.

Age

< 1 years
15.6x
1-4 years
0.5x
5-14 years
1.1x
15-29 years
0.6x
30-44 years
0.6x
45-59 years
0.4x
60-74 years
0.3x
75+ years
0.1x

Sex

Male
1.1x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.2x
Hispanic
1.4x
White
0.8x
Other
0.9x
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