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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Stop peroxide: First i'd try stopping the peroxide you're using a lot--you may be reacting to that. If it's not red, not having purulent discharge (pus), leave it al ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Cyst or LN: Could be a cyst or a lymph node. A lymph node would be concerning in this location, but given your age it is unlikely to be that. More likely a cyst. ... Read More
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Dr. Joyce Pastore
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Soft tissue mass: It could be a benign fatty tissue known as a lipoma, an overgrowth of skin called a granuloma, or an infected hair follicle. Apply some over the coun ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
More info and eval.: Hi, is the pain in the right side or left side? Do you have any other symptoms like nausea, vomiting, change in ur stool, loss of appetite, heavy drin ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Belly Button: Pain. One would be concerned about a hernia in this area. You need to visit a doctor and get this area evaluated.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: An infection or umbilical hernia are two possible causes.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Belly button pain: I would go to Dr and have them push it. Could be hernia.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, it could: Why are you using peroxide in your belly button? Peroxide is actually too harsh a chemical for skin, particularly abrasions or skin infections. You co ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Hernia: You most likely have an umbilical hernia. These, when painful, MUST be fixed surgically.
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Bozzuto
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Several things: Very localized pain at the top of your belly button could mean a small abscess (pimple). Is there any redness? Could be a small umbilical hernia. (Is ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possibly could be: an omphalomesenteric duct cyst which is a fetal remnant of the maternal-fetal circulatory system. Benign, but uncomfortable. I would suggest a surgi ... Read More

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