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red rash around belly button

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Beukes
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Allergy/fungal infec: eczema can present like this, is it itchy/smelly? Can be treated with topical meds if diagnosis id confirmed

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Infection?: Other than infection could be an allergic reaction which came in contact with an allergen such as cream or laundry detergent on the clothes can cause ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: This could be a simple bug bite reaction or even an infection.Since you did not provide an age or other specifics I cannot be more specific.
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Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
20 years experience Pediatrics
Several things: It could be an insect bite, ringworm, a local allergic reaction to something he came in contact with. It's impossible to say without seeing it. If i ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
See derm: See dermatologist for possible biopsy. This way you can find out what is causing this.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Omphalitis: Redness around the navel is often due to a mild infection by yeast or skin bacteria. Treatment consists of good hygiene and application of an ointment ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Rash s/p surgery: F/U with surgeons may be infection.
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Dr. Michael Dansie
16 years experience Family Medicine
Rash: Rashes are difficult to diagnose online. You should see your family practice physician if you develop any symptoms.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Viral: I suspect an eruption due to a viral infection which could be mild shingles(herpes zoster) or herpes simplex. Since these would be treatable, I recomm ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: This sounds like it has the potential for being serious and should be looked at asap. Hope it all works out well.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Likely a fungal skin: Infection. Treat with anti-fungal cream. Pharmacist can help pick which one to buy over the counter. Once healed, gently keep clean.

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