A 30-year-old member asked:
if your belly button itches does it mean its infected?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not always: 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 Apr 30, 2014
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