A member asked:

What can be a reasn for red thin line circle around belly button iit shows up in app 1 inch radius like a rash or something,disappaes and then again?

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Dr. Donald Colantino answered

Specializes in 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 or cream containing antibiotic and antifungal medications like cortisporin.

Answered 9/22/2020



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