13days old baby boy ..blood oozes from umbilicus...plz advice.. applying neosporin powder & gentian violet alternatively but no such relief..

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Dr Nsha , continue the same treatment for few days. Then reassess for granuloma, which needs cautery.

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Clean it properly Stop powder and gention Apply mupirocin ointment

Keep it clean +apply same as u r using+a course of amoxiclav drops 30 mg/kg +don’t squeeze the lesion +watch for any umbilical granuloma If sets later

Prevent trauma while handling child. Keep it dry. Clean with surgical spirit swabs

Maitain hygenic condition first orally give antibiotic drops.

? OMPHALITIS.. ? UMBILICAL GRANULOMA..

Continue same medication.Add Antibiotics orally.Later if required cauterization may be needed

Must rule out Umblical granuloma Give vitk inj 1mg im

Oint silvernitrate dressing helps

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