Discharge from the Umbilical Cord Symptoms
The normal healing process of an umbilical cord stump includes:
- Gradual drying and shrinking of the umbilical stump
- Gradual color change from yellow or green, to brown or black
- The stump falls off by itself within 2 weeks
- Occasionally, mild bleeding from the stump may occur
An umbilical cord infection usually occurs within 9 days after birth.
Symptoms of an umbilical cord infection include:
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