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A 66-year-old male asked:

Male 66 has itchy red rash around and in navel, some bleeding?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Omphalitis: Sometimes seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. Chronic omphalitis is most often a young male adult who has a hairy abdomen with a deep navel. Persistence of the embryonic urachus may pull the umbilicus in deep. The hairs have tiny barbs which make them stick deeply into the umbilicus where they are irritating.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017


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