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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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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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What might cause painful, itchy bumps on the toes?

What might cause painful, itchy bumps on the toes?

Fungal disease: Itchy, painful bumps on the toes may be caused by a fungal disease. You may also have contact dermatitis. See a podiatrist for evaluation, possible culture, and treatment with medication. In the meantime, keep your feet dry, allow them some sunshine and air, and try zeasorb powder in your shoes to absorb moisture. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy belly button and stomach?

Contact dermatitis: Did you get a new pair of jeans? Some people are allergic to nickel in top button of jeans that typically reaches/touches belly button. ...Read more

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Its been days my foreskin is irritable, itchy and a bit reddish, its painful to pull the foreskin backwards, what could be the cause, ?

Its been days my  foreskin is irritable, itchy and a bit reddish, its painful to pull the foreskin backwards, what could be the cause, ?

Balanoposthitis: Balanoposthitis is inflammation of the foreskin and head of the penis (glans penis) and in a diabetic is almost always due to a yeast/fungal infection which grow well where there is moisture and sugar. Treatment: control blood sugar, good penile hygiene, a topical antifungal cream (otc or prescription) applied twice daily, and a prescription for an oral antifungal pill (e, g, fluconaxole). Call md. ...Read more

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Swollen right tragus and very painful. The canal is constantly itchy. And I go about every 2-3 weeks and it comes and goes. Causes? Solutions?

Swollen right tragus and very painful. The canal is constantly itchy. And I go about every 2-3 weeks and it comes and goes. Causes? Solutions?

Otitis externa: If you pull the tragus, and there is tenderness, this may imply an otitis externa infection. This may indicate swimmers ear. Swimmers ear is an infection of the ear canal. It can happen from swimming or simply being submerged in the bathtub. A physician can look inside the canal to detect inflammation or signs of infection. This may then require topical antibiotics. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a small red itchy bump on my chin. What caused it and how can I treat it? It is painful when I wash my face.

I have a small red itchy bump on my chin. What caused it and how can I treat it?
It is painful when I wash my face.

Bump: This could be an ingrown hair follicle or a simple inclusion cyst that shows some signs of irritation or inflammation. Warm soaks should help, but if redness spreads antibiotics by mouth may be needed. See a physician in that case for diagnosis and treatment.. ...Read more

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15mts sick, itchy/painful, body sores.Had West.Blot for Lyme, 1active-58kd igG band. Know I need 5/10 for +, but what else causes 58kd to be active?

15mts sick, itchy/painful, body sores.Had West.Blot for Lyme, 1active-58kd igG band. Know I need 5/10 for +, but what else causes 58kd to be active?

Explanation : In your case 58kd mean nothing. It's call crossreactivity and can not proof Lyme D. with your rashes/sore you definitely need help. May be dermatologist will help. ...Read more