Umbilical Granuloma - What You Need to Know - umbilical granuloma in adults

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Umbilical Granuloma: Care Instructions umbilical granuloma in adults


An umbilical granuloma is a growth of tissue that forms in the belly newborns, these little growths can form in the belly buttons of adults, too.

It is rare but possible for an adult to develop an umbilical granuloma. They most commonly form after navel piercings.

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