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I amd hsv2 positve...I had a cut in my belly button and there was a foul smell. The cut went away in two days. I wasn't sure if it could be a herpes sore or just a cut. Can herpes form inside your belly button?
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replied February 19th, 2009
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Sometimes, belly button along with vaginal walls, buttocks, thighs, anus, can be affected by genital herpes vesicles as uncommon sites for this infection.
Within a few days, vesicles rupture, leaving behind shallow blisters that may ooze or bleed.
After three or four days, scabs form, and the vesicles fall off, healing by themselves without a treatment.
The foul smell may indicate a bacterial superinfection (infection added to the previous one)

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