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What are the causes of tiny itchy bumps on bellybutton?

What are the causes of tiny itchy bumps on bellybutton?

Nickel allergy: Nickel allergy from the snaps on blue jeans or a metal belt buckle is a common cause of an itchy red rash near the umbilicus (belly button). A dermatologist or allergist can confirm using an allergy patch test. ...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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I have fine red bumps that itch around and inside my belly button and wanted to know what that could be and what could cause it?

I have fine red bumps that itch around and inside my belly button and wanted to know what that could be and what could cause it?

See below: Do you have a metal belt buckle that rubs over the area? If so, nickel dermatitis could be a cause. Recommend getting seen as rashes are notoriously hard to diagnoses without seeing them. ...Read more

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What can cause a red bump inside the belly button with brownish smelly discharge?

What can cause a red bump inside the belly button with brownish smelly discharge?

Infection / abcess: Enough said. Should be cleaned out and kept clean and dry. Possible antibiotics if more than superficially infected. ...Read more

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What can cause small, itchy, red bumps on the abdomen? Mostly centered around the belly button, but a few stray bumps go up to the bottom of the ribs.

What can cause small, itchy, red bumps on the abdomen? Mostly centered around the belly button, but a few stray bumps go up to the bottom of the ribs.

Red itchy bumps: Do you have a belly button ring or a belt could be allergic reaction to nickle take out the ring/ belt and use zyrtec (cetirizine) or benedryl at night ( no driving with benedryl) , or a skin infection called folliculitis may respond to bacitracin, from sweat/heat , f/u with doc urgent care ...Read more

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What will help little red bumps around my bellybutton to go away?

What will help little red bumps around my bellybutton to go away?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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My grandson is six weeks old and has a red bump inside his bellybutton about the size of an pencil eraser. It also pusses what could it be?

Umbilical granuloma: This is an irritated growth. It is usually treated with silver nitrate application to the growth. It gets better in a few weeks. Call the doctor to have them do this simple non urgent procedure. ...Read more

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Small painful and itchy red bump on bellybutton. What does this sound like?

Small painful and itchy red bump on bellybutton. What does this sound like?

Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a big, red, painful bump on my stomach just below my bellybutton. I haven't done anything to hurt myself and i can't move much. What is it?

I have a big, red, painful bump on my stomach just below my bellybutton. I haven't done anything to hurt myself and i can't move much. What is it?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Sore near bellybutton, hurts and burns a little. the whole area is red and there are 2 small raised bumps?

See a doctor: You need to se a doctor right away to make sure you do not have som kind of strangulated hernia, which could turn to be very serious . Se see a doctor ...Read more

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I had lap surgery for gallbladder removal. 5 mo. PO. I still have minor bellybutton pain on occasion. Is this normal. No lumps or bumps.

I had lap surgery for gallbladder removal. 5 mo. PO. I still have minor bellybutton pain on occasion. Is this normal. No lumps or bumps.

Umbilical pain. : 5 months post laparoscopic cholecystectomy. You should not have umbilical pain. You might have an umbilical hernia. Have your surgeon look at it. ...Read more

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Bump in bellybutton that has slowly increased size over 3 weeks. Umbilical hernia? Slightly painful when bending down. Slight abdominal pains too.

Bump in bellybutton that has slowly increased size over 3 weeks. Umbilical hernia? Slightly painful when bending down. Slight abdominal pains too.

Could be: Although umbilical hernia is a possibility it should not be painful. If indeed painful a more prompt referral to an emergency room is warranted to ensure this is not a life threatening condition. ...Read more

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What causes bumps in the butt area?

What causes bumps in the butt area?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes small bumps on the back?

Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes these bumps (down there)?

What causes these bumps (down there)?

I don't even know if: You are a man or a woman. If you have genital lesions it will require an in person evaluation to accurately diagnose ; treat this. ...Read more

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What if the bump is small an it causes pain?

Small bump: There is limited information but even small bumps if ganglion cysts at wrist or infections ( like pimples0 can cause pain. It depends where they are- near nerves and what is inside. f/u w/doc ...Read more

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