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Can pregnancy cause your belly button to hurt or itch?

Can pregnancy cause your belly button to hurt or itch?

Yes: In later pregnancy the tissues of the navel are stretched. An inward navel may protrude. Stretching of tissue could cause itching or discomfort. ...Read more

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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Can you infect your belly button by picking it?

Can you infect your belly button by picking it?

Yes: It is possible if you break the skin to infect the area. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible to flatten my stomach but, keep my thighs?

Can you explain if it's possible to flatten my stomach but, keep my thighs?

Flatten stomach: For flatter abdomen eat healthy & get physically active. Calories burned > calories consumed. To tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. running, swimming, Nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.) ...Read more

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Can you use mupirocin ointment in your belly button if you have a puss like discharge and odor ?

Can you use mupirocin ointment in your belly button if you have a puss like discharge and odor ?

Yes: Yes but it is important to know why you have that infection. Was this a result of piercing or trauma? ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a rash around my belly button?

How can I get rid of a rash around my belly button?

See your docot.: He/she will have to examine the rash personally to make the diagnosis and offer a treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of that fat underneath your belly button?

What can I do to get rid of that fat underneath your belly button?

Belly Blubber: Get rid of abdominal fat by spot reducing. If you lose weight a portion of that weight loss will reduce abdominal fat. Additionally, core toning exercises will help you stand more erect & improve your appearance. To lose weight keep up your physical activity and insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Weight training can help build muscle which helps to increase your metabolic rate. ...Read more

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If you have hernia in your belly button can it move or spread down to your groin?

If you have hernia in your belly button can it move or spread down to your groin?

Not really: A hernia occurs in a weak part of the abdominal wall. It is common to have simultaneous umbilical and inguinal hernias, though I do not believe they generally share the same hernia sac. More due to having risk factors in common. Are often corrected during the same surgery. Umbilical hernia usually requires general anesthesia, though inguinal can be done with multiple techniques. ...Read more

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What can I do about dry skin and an infection in my belly button?

What can I do about dry skin and an infection in my belly button?

See your doctor: See your doctor to get both formally diagnosed and then specifically treated. ...Read more

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Belly button hole is shrinking as I get fatter. How to clean it?

Belly button hole is shrinking as I get fatter. How to clean it?

Lose weight use Qtip: Obesity has become the #1 health problem in us. Is the major cause of type 2 diabetes, preventable heart & arterial disease & later in age need for hip and/or knee replacement. So please get on a program to reduce your caloric intake. You may feel great at the moment, but health problems will start insideously. Using a moist q-tip is perfectly safe to use in the belly button. ...Read more

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Can your belly button get unfolded? I was afraid when i clean my belly button. And can you fold it back if its unfolded?

Can your belly button get unfolded? I was afraid when i clean my belly button. And can you fold it back if its unfolded?

Not permanent: By all means keep your belly button clean. In folding it will not be permanent. The hygiene factor will be appreciated. Great job. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of razor bumps around your vagina/ bikini area?

How do you get rid of razor bumps around your vagina/ bikini area?

Time : The key is to avoid them in the first place. A new, clean razor with hot water and shaving cream or gel helps. Once they are there time heals all wounds. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my jock area itches around my thighs and butt and scrotem area, what is it and how can I fix this?

What do you suggest if my jock area itches around my thighs and butt and scrotem area, what is it and how can I fix this?

Could be tinea: Possibly related a to a local infection, known as tinea crurle. First step would be an anti-fungal cream or spray, like lotrimin, or Lamisil (terbinafine). Fungus grows in a moist dark place so keep the area clean and DRY. ...Read more

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Docs, wanted to know if I can get my outtie belly button pierced without worry of infection?

Docs, wanted to know if I can get my outtie belly button pierced without worry of infection?

Yes: Just have it cleaned first with an antiseptic solution Make sure the needle is clean and sharp Make sure you look for signs of infection such as redness and tenderness after the piercing. Go to a reliable place- with a reputation for cleanliness. Make sure your immunizations are up to date including Hepatitis B. ...Read more

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What can I do if my belly button is infected and i'd like to go swimming?

What can I do if my belly button is infected and i'd like to go swimming?

Don't swim: You should avoid exposure to water that may further infect your wound. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics make you itch in your genitals and cause a rash on legs, thighs, abdominal areas?

Can antibiotics make you itch in your genitals and cause a rash on legs, thighs, abdominal areas?

Drug reaction: Some drug reactions are itchy rash, hives, facial swelling, vomiting, diarrhea, etc. These are typically considered allergic drug reactions and usually resolve by taking Benedryl and stopping the antibiotic. It is important to notify the treating physician of this reaction so that an allergy can be documented, and so that an alternative medicine can be prescribed to complete your treatment. ...Read more

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I have random red spots around my stomach private area belly button ankles and some around the place the doctor didn't know what it was and tried scabi?

I have random red spots around my stomach private area belly button ankles and some around the place the doctor didn't know what it was and tried scabi?

Could be scabies: Scabies typically presents with very itchy spots around the chest and abdomen (especially the waist), plus signs of burrowing between the fingers and toes. The spots can also be seen around the ankles and wrists. ...Read more

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I have ringworm around my private area. What gets rid of it fast?

I have ringworm around my private area. What gets rid of it fast?

OTC Lamisil (terbinafine): Without a prescription, i would recommend lamisil, (terbinafine) however, it can still take a week or more of treatment. If that does not work, or it is widespread, you may need prescription medication. Of course, you should be sure that you are treating ringworm and not some other rash or infection. Proper treatment requires a proper diadnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Definition)

Also known as Tinea Cruis, this is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area that turns the ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more