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Red looking bellybutton!

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Lucymoo Mon 20-Jun-05 11:28:43

Hi,over the last few days ive noticed my ds of 14months has got a really red bellybutton.He's got a bit of an outy and im worried its going to get sore,can you get infections in bellybuttons?I

jabberwocky Mon 20-Jun-05 11:29:27

I suppose you could get an infection anywhere. Have you tried calendula cream?

Lucymoo Mon 20-Jun-05 11:31:54

To be honest ive never heard of calendula cream,what does it do?

jabberwocky Mon 20-Jun-05 11:33:30

It's really great. I got some for ds for diaper rash but we use it on all types of skin irritation. Weleda is the brand I buy and I'm pretty sure it's available in the UK.

Lucymoo Mon 20-Jun-05 11:37:21

Thanks jabberwocky .I will go and see if i can get hold of some,ive definately heard the name Weleda.

jabberwocky Mon 20-Jun-05 11:43:21

You're very welcome

Nightynight Mon 20-Jun-05 12:10:32

yes, mine have had this. As soon as I notice it, I take special care to keep it v clean and dry, and it's always gone away again.

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