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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Umbilicus: Infection/inflammation of the umbilicus can be chronic or recurrent and at times solid material collects and must be cleaned out thoroughly. Daily cle ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
See your surgeon: See your surgeon that performed the surgery most likely it is a rejection of some inside sutures
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Lap scar: hello ~ it sounds as if the entry port made for the laparoscopy is mildly infected. The question is whether this needs to be treated with an oral anti ... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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"Spitting Silk": Infected deep suture. Consult your surgeon
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: This fluid sounds like a seroma that occurs with an infection or without during the healing process. You need to contact your MD, as it cannot be dete ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
BELLY-BUTTON BLISTER: Use Warm water compresses, on and off every 3 hours and after that a small pea sized bit of zinc oxide paste. Over the counter and cheap. See your doc ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
45 years experience Family Medicine
Define "swelled": Could be just an "outie" or small hernia, or even infection - needs more deifnition.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Belly button: Perhaps you have a small hernia called an umbilical hernia that sometimes develops. Usually it is not a major concern. Discuss it with your doctor o ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Contact dermatitis: The most common cause i see for itching in that area is allergy to a metal, usually nickel. Most people wear a metal belt buckle, or have a metal snap ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Perhaps infection: try cleaning it with 1/2water/1/2 hydrogen peroxide and put topcial antibiotic ointment in it with cotton tip applicator. If not better see dermatolog ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Hernia?: If you have a lump or bulge at the umbilicus, you may have an umbilical hernia. See a doctor for an examination.
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