A 46-year-old member asked:
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what does it mean when your belly button itchs?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Navel infection.: The navel may itch due to yeast infection, contact dermatitis (soaps, lotions or piercings), eczema, hives, and stretching of skin during pregnancy. Bacterial infection is another possible cause. Some people may experience itching with an umbilical hernia.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Irritation: Could be dry irritated skin in there.Try some cortisone cream 3-4 times per day and see if it helps.Some irritant may have gotten in there.

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