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Umbilical stump puss
Last night my baby boy 7 days old umbilical stump has fallen off. Today I've noticed yellowish puss like fluid oozing out. Didn't touch it. Whether it's an emergency or when to consult Pediatrician?
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Dr. S.A.N. Prasad
Pediatrician 32 yrs exp Bangalore
Umbilical stump falling off by the end of 7days is expected event .Whenever umbilical stump gets infected there is a delay in its' falling .probably it may be serous discharge.It might have been mistaken. Anyhow not an emergency unless it's definite infection
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Dr. Suyog Tannirwar
Pediatrician 5 yrs exp Delhi
Please consult to your paediatrician as pus from umbilicus may be an indication for umbilical sepsis..
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