Belly Button Infection

Hello! Here is Adan Siddiqui. The today topic for discussion is Belly Button Infection.


Hey guys…… I’m here to tell you everything about belly button and its infection. Look at your belly button, How beautiful it is.Isn’t??? Don’t laugh. When you are in the body of your Mum, you are connected to her through Bellybutton. How beautiful this relation is. Your birth causes the connection to lost present between Mum and you. At the time of your birth cutting of placenta occurs that caused the first injury to you. This injury recovered after one week. This is present in the center of your belly and, of course, the most important and sensitive part of the human being’s body. It is deep, dark and dump. It is said that millions of veins are attached to it. So, It is the site of recovery of many diseases. it is the cultural habit of Arabic to apply oil before sleep at night.

Then, What is Belly button infection??? Yes, when the germs, present in the bellybutton, start to multiply then it causes the infection. It is a common infection that influenced the number of people. Mostly, the persons that remain their navel unclean is exposed to the infections.

belly button Infection

There are many causes of this infection like:

Bacterial infection

The best site for the bacteria growth is the BellyButton. It is said that about 70 different types of bacteria exist in the navel. These germs cause infection and hence some fluid discharge.

Yeast infection

Candida is the name of a yeast that grown in the dark areas of the body like navel and developed the infection. You feel red, itching rashes on your navel.

Urachal cyst

Urachus is the small tube which connects the baby bladder to his/her mother before birth. It is closed before birth but sometimes it is unable to close and develop a cyst. Hence, this cyst is infected and release blood or cloudy like fluid from the bellybutton.


Diabetic people are more exposed to bellybutton infections than normal ones. It is because some germs feed on the sugar, so, they developed the infection.

Sebaceous cyst 

Sebaceous is the gland present in the body that produces a bump inside the navel. When this is infected then it causes the release of foul-smelling fluid.


When some person experienced the abdominal surgery then, after surgery, patient notices the discharge of pus from the navel.

belly button Infection


Here are some symptoms that tell you about the infection:

  • Fever
  • Pain during urination
  • Soreness in the  abdomen
  • Belly button turns red
  • Tenderness
  • Burning sensation
  • Swelling
  • feeling warmly on the navel

belly button InfectionHow to treat the BellyButton Infection:

The infection occurs in the navel demands us a great care and proper treatment. Here are some treatment recommended that helped you to get rid of the infections.


Water is the best for our body. It removes all the waste and dangerous material present in our body. Also, our body directly dependent on the water. So, intake plenty of water at least 10 glass per day.

Water-salt solution:

In order to prevent the navel from the infection or reduce the infection, it is essential to keep it neat and clean. Take some luke-warm water and add 1 teaspoon of salts. Mix well to form a solution then take a cotton piece dipped into this lukewarm solution. Rubbed the area with this cotton slowly. Repeat this process twice a day.

Tea tree oil and olive oil:

This is effective for the treatment of navel infection. Take one teaspoon of olive oil. Add 3-4 drops of tea tree oil into it. Mix well. Take a cotton piece, dipped into it then apply on the navel.


Alcohol has the antiseptic property that deals with the germs effectively. For this rubbed the navel with cotton soaked in the alcohol. Repeat it several times in a day.

Vinegar-water solution:

Vinegar is also effective in the fight against the germs. Mix one spoon of vinegar into 2-3 tablespoon of water. Soaked the cotton in this solution. Clean the area with this. Left it for 5-10 minutes then clean the area with warm water.

Aloe vera gel:

Aloe vera gel is the best blessing of nature. It is effective in the treatment of the navel infections. Apply the Aloe vera gel to the navel. Left it to dry then after sometime clean the area.


Turmeric has the great healing power. It is the antibiotic on its property. Make a mixture by mixing water with a turmeric powder then apply on the navel. Dried it and washed it.

Coconut oil:

This oil has the anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-fungal properties. Apply coconut oil on the navel. It helped in the healing process of the body to deal with the infection.


Allicin is the major product of the garlic that makes it prominent. It is antibacterial and kills the germs efficiently. Take few crushed cloves of garlic mixed with the coconut or mustard oil. Apply this on the bellybutton. If you experienced the burning sensation after using this, then reduces the amount of garlic in this mixture.

Calendula herb:

It is the herb that has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. Take few flowers then extract the juice and apply on the navel. If fresh Calendula is not available then you can also use Calendula Lotion.

Prevention of the Bellybutton infection:

  • Clean up the area during bathing
  • Don’t  scratch the affected area
  • Don’t exert pressure on the belly button
  • Eat food that reduces or prevent  the infections
  • Take precautions when you are suffering from the infection.


It is concluded that belly button is the most caring center of a human body. If this site is free from infection then it is the sign of your health. But the infection in the navel leads to serious problems. So, whenever you are suffering from the infection fellow the instruction described above. Hopefully, you enjoyed this article while reading and, of course, it fulfilled your demands.

Stay tuned….. Thank you!