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Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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Hello! So I'm just curious if I should go get it looked at. I habe a blood blister just above my belly button - where I had it pierced. (26 wks preg)?

Hello! So I'm just curious if I should go get it looked at. I habe a blood blister just above my belly button - where I had it pierced. (26 wks preg)?

Relax: Something must have pinched it. Shower daily but do not scrub it. Avoid bandages, antiseptics, antibiotics. See a DR if it becomes a big, red, painful pus pocket. ...Read more

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4 days ago a cluster of red blisters appeared on my lower abdomen. They did not hurt or itch till yesterday. Now the blisters have drained and it's becoming very red painful and itchy and another cluster appeared yesterday right above my belly button?

4 days ago a cluster of red blisters appeared on my lower abdomen. They did not hurt or itch till yesterday. Now the blisters have drained and it's becoming very red painful and itchy and another cluster appeared yesterday right above my belly button?

Get examined : Painful blistering lesions on skin can be a manifestation of herpes zoster (shingles) that can be treated with medication. Redness spreading from area of blistering rash can indicate cellulitis or worse early facilitate. Celiac disease can cause painful blistering rash known as dermatitis herpetiformis. Allergic reactions to plants (poison ivy), foods & medications can cause painful blistering ...Read more

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Found a blister or pimple like red lump in my belly button. Clear fluid came out of it. What could it be? Put dettol on it. Doesn't smell or itch.

Found a blister or pimple like red lump in my belly button. Clear fluid came out of it. What could it be? Put dettol on it. Doesn't smell or itch.

Hard to say : I suspect even if I were to examine you I would be saying hmm? Well it doesn't appear serious. Let me know if it becomes red or painful or gets worse in any way. Meanwhile, apply some antibiotic cream as you did and apply moist heat and let's watch. ...Read more

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I had a laparoscopy through my belly button, i now have my 2nd infection & on antibiotics for a skin infection. There is a blister where its scar is?

I had a laparoscopy through my belly button, i now have my 2nd infection & on antibiotics for a skin infection. There is a blister where its scar is?

Skin infection: hello ~ this is not an uncommon thing to occur post lap. Finish the course of oral antibiotics and keep the area clean and dry and this will clear in 10 days.. ...Read more

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What could stool changes sn itchy nose ears an blister bumps on right side of body an stomach pain bye belly button as well as overly emotional is th?

What could stool changes sn itchy nose ears an blister bumps on right side of body an stomach pain bye belly button as well as overly emotional  is th?

Symptoms: You have so many diverse symptoms and your typing makes it difficult to fully read. To be honest, it sounds like you should start by seeing your primary care doctor to actually lay eyes and hands on you, as well as to consider if labs or imaging studies are warranted. You should see a doctor. ...Read more

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When are blisters harmful for your health?

When are blisters harmful for your health?

Skin Blisters: Any skin blisters can be a sign of serious skin or medical conditions. You should see a dermatologist for evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Should you pop a blister from a mosquito if it is a huge blister?

Should you pop a blister from a mosquito if it is a huge blister?

Probably not: Blisters make the best covering for injured skin. Most of the time i instruct patients not to pop blisters. If it is huge then it will probably pop on its own. Keep it cleaned and covered if it does. ...Read more

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What is the best way to care for a popped blister?

What is the best way to care for a popped blister?

TLC: Antibiotic ointment and a protective non-stick bandage (changed once or twice a day) for starters. Avoid any friction or rubbing on the area. If the area looks infected - weeping or draining fluid, or increasing tenderness, redness, or swelling, or other concerning symptoms - would be best to get an evaluation. Protect it from sun exposure. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more