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does anyone know about umbilical garnulomas

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  • Posted By: janesbaby
  • April 17, 2007
  • 00:13 AM

my daughter is 15 months old and she has had a few problems with her belly button. when her cord fell off it looked like it wasnt closed all the way and she had like left over pieces in there so i cleaned it out. well every so often it gets red and it has some discharge. it looks a little swollen. has no bad smell to it. i have asked the doctor to look at it a few times and it of course it always looks fine when she looks at it. i called the nurse the last time and she said if there was no smell to it it was probley okay she told me to keep it clean and it went away. today i noticed it was back again. i was reading up on umbilical garnulomas and it kinda sounds like that might be what it is but would it go away and come back because it seems like if that is what it is it would stay. i was reading somewhere about it and they said that sometimes the uretha doesnt close so some urine can get in there and somehow cause a bladder infection. well a while back she got really sick and had a fever of 105.6 she had 2 febrile seizures so i took her into the doctor and she had a really bad bladder infection. and had it for a long time atleast 6 months or so not to sure they just said it was really bad. they put her on sulfa and that night i thought she had septis so i took her to the er and it was resistant to the sulfa so we put her on omnisef. {sorry if im rambling i just want to give all the details} i had to take her back to the hospital so they could do a renal ultrasound and a vcug. everything turned out okay with the tests, so i read they do these tests to check for this UG thing. wouldnt they have seen it then? i am just worried cuz she is older now would it have caused any problems? if anyone knows anything please let me know :confused: thanks so much -jay

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  • Umbilical granulomas are pre-natal conditions, concerning the toxicity of amniotic fluid in the womb, creating a sist like bubble on the cord. Your looking for an outside source for your daughter's condition. Keep the baby powder out of the belly button, if the sore is open you might want to cover it at intervals, to let it breathe and heal. The seizures are unrelated, in my opinion, and I would urge the doctor to diagnose that first.
    Helper 101 4 Replies
    • November 29, 2007
    • 09:26 PM
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  • my baby had this its simple to treat just take the baby to the dr and show them and they will put silver nitrate on it it just looks like a silver q-tip
    rachel125 112 Replies
    • December 21, 2007
    • 00:38 PM
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