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What are causes of pain around belly button and bleeding in belly button?

What are causes of pain around belly button and bleeding in belly button?

Get it checked.: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequent scenario is when someone sticks their finger in their umbilicus to search for “lint” and they scratch or abrade the skin. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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What causes itchy rashes with puss around the base of the penis?

What causes itchy rashes with puss around the base of the penis?

Please have this: Medically evaluated. It sounds like you have an infection. ...Read more

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What causes rash around the ear lobes babies?

What causes rash around the ear lobes babies?

Possible eczema: Eczema usually starts behind the crease of the earlobe and then to the earlobe. Other rashes are possible. It's hard to diagnose rash without seeing patient. ...Read more

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My son complains of lower abdominal pains, around the area of lower belly button. What could be the cause?

My son complains of lower abdominal pains, around the area of lower belly button. What could be the cause?

Many conditions: cause lower abdominal pain in children, and evaluation depends on the severity and duration of the pain. Progressive pain that starts around the navel and moves to the RLQ along with fever and nausea/V needs to be assessed for appendicitis, but more common are viral gastroenteritis, constipation, indigestion, gas from lactose intolerance, gluten sensitivity, imbalanced diet, or nervous stomach. ...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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Reasons of darker of skin around my groin and genitals.

Reasons of darker of skin around my groin and genitals.

Dark areas: From your list of medication I figure you are obese and this can happen in obese - a condition called acanthosis nigricans. ...Read more

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What causes bumps around the vagina area?

What causes bumps around the vagina area?

Get examined.: Lots of things can cause bumps...I'm sure they can be very worrisome and so you should get checked out. It could be as simple as an ingrown hair or a clogged duct but at the same time it could also be an infection or even a sign of hpv, which is the virus that can cause cervical cancer. Have an ob/gyn teach you more about your body. ...Read more

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What could possibly cause sudden intense itching of palms of hands, feet, redness around mouth, and rash on back and stomach within 30 minutes?

What could possibly cause sudden intense itching of palms of hands, feet, redness around mouth, and rash on back and stomach within 30 minutes?

Itchying and rash: This sounds like an allergy to something - perhaps you ate something that you have an allergy to. Have you taken a Bendaryl or called or seen a doctor? ...Read more

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What are the causes of the sudden rash of small itchy red bumps?

What are the causes of the sudden rash of small itchy red bumps?

Allergic reaction: Rashes of sudden onset that are itchy are usually allergic in origin.Use of anti-itching cream seems to help. ...Read more

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What causes pain inside the belly button area stomach of 7yr old?

What causes pain inside the belly button area stomach of 7yr old?

Many possibilities: You have to think about external as well as internal causes. Has there been any external trauma to the area in sports, playing, etc? Thinking of internal issues, is there a history of constipation, lactose intolerance, inflammatory bowel disease? Have the child seen by the doctor for a good history on the problem, and a thorough exam. Hope this is helpful. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of rashes on the neck, ampit, lower abdoment and thighs?

What are possible causes of rashes on the neck, ampit, lower abdoment and thighs?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of blistering, itchy patches on the upper torso of the body and itching is worse at night? Feels like something crawling @

What could be the cause of blistering, itchy patches on the upper torso of the body and itching is worse at night?  Feels like something crawling @

Contact Dermatotis: Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin. Contact dermatitis is a localized rash or irritation of the skin caused by contact with a substance that is foreign to the body. Substances that commonly cause contact dermatitis include plant sap, metals, cleaning solutions, cosmetic additives, perfumes, industrial chemicals, and latex rubber additives. ...Read more

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Causes of rash like bumps on the lower cheeks and neck?

Causes of rash like bumps on the lower cheeks and neck?

Rash: Could be hives but could also be irritant dermatitis from fabrics or the detergents or soaps....But you should have it everywhere if that were the case. Likely hives. Simple initial treatment is otc antihistamine and possibly some anti-itch creams. ...Read more

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Possible causes of rash on top of my foot?

Possible causes of rash on top of my foot?

Many causes: Determining the cause of a rash on the top of your foot is difficult with a physical examination and history. However, some common causes of a rash on the top of the foot are contact dermititis, athlete's foot, insect bite or allergic reaction. Topical steroid creams are effective in most cases. Sometimes oral medications are needed as well. ...Read more

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Could PCOS cause constant sensitivity around the lower abdominal ('spare tyre') area? it's painful regardless of the time of month.

Could PCOS cause constant sensitivity around the lower abdominal ('spare tyre') area? it's painful regardless of the time of month.

No: PCOS does not cause pain. Ovarian cysts can, but usually it's on one side. If you truly have PCOS, you are not likely to get an ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Cause of blister-like rash all from waist up, each blister approx 1mm in diameter. Very itchy! skin coloring underneath is blotchy. Rxn, allergy?

Cause of blister-like rash all from waist up, each blister approx 1mm in diameter.  Very itchy!  skin coloring underneath is blotchy.  Rxn, allergy?

Blisters: There's no way to tell what this might be without taking a look at it. A dermatologist's eyeballs are the most important tools she/he has to work with, and in order to make the diagnosis, we have to see the patient. ...Read more

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What causes rid of "flab" around your hips?

What causes rid of "flab" around your hips?

Exercise: Everyone has a different body. Some people easily shed pounds and others struggle. A proper diet and exercise are both important to maintain and/or lose weight. Resistance training can increase muscle mass (which burns more calories) and tone muscle. You may want to focus on adding resistance exercises to your cardio such as lunges and squats. ...Read more

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What causes blackness around the neck?

What causes blackness around the neck?

Blackness around neck: acanthosis nigricans. Google it and look at images. If it matches then think about diabetes. Show to your dr. ...Read more

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What could cause a rash on the abdomen after surgery?

What could cause a rash on the abdomen after surgery?

Allergic reaction: If the rash is itchy it could be an allergic reaction to surgical prep, to the bandaging tape or antibiotic (if) applied to wound area. If the rash is painful it could be an infection of some type. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and what causes rash in my belly?

I'm pregnant and what causes rash in my belly?

?: There are specific rash linked to pregnancy and one of which can be quite ugly looking yet quite responsive to a short-course of cortisone. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of dry patches like rashes on my stomach, back, butt, and thighs?

What could be the cause of dry patches like rashes on my stomach, back, butt, and thighs?

Eczema?: Dry patches can be from eczema, use a moisturizer daily after showering and see your doctor for adequate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can cause a really itching rash on the belly when pregnant?

Pruritic: Pruritus gravidarun is itching of pregnancy found in second or third trimester. Othere condition include a rash sush as impetigo herpetiformis, a rare condition of pregnancy. This itching has to do with mild changes in liver caused by pregnancy. Shale lotion or topical steroids can be helpful. Oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is allowed in pregnancy if necessary. ...Read more

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What could cause a stabbing pain right in the middle of her stomach, and every time she eats the pain travels up she's ten years old, stomach has not become hard , no new bumps or rashes. Nothing we've given her to try to eleviate some of the pain.

A : A ten year old with stomach pain as you described is an issue that needs a medical evaluation right away. She may have an ulcer, gastritis, lactose intolerance, and even diabetes is a condition that needs to be ruled out. Please have her seen by a medical professional right away. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Recc. rash on right side of abdomen every few months. Size of small fist. Itchy red and slightly bumpy. Nearly always same spot size and shape.Stays for 2-3 weeks.Thought reaction to gf's rings. But shirt seam caused this one? Worried about HIV rash?

Recc. rash on right side of abdomen every few months. Size of small fist. Itchy red and slightly bumpy. Nearly always same spot size and shape.Stays for 2-3 weeks.Thought reaction to gf's rings. But shirt seam caused this one? Worried about HIV rash?

Need dermatology: To clarify this rash you need to see a dermatologist. Then we can know what type of rash it is. I doubt it HIV but you can get HIV testing to see if you have that. We need to look for other causes of this rash. He dermatologist is able to evaluate the rash. ...Read more

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What can cause hives or skin rash on chest and abdomen?

What can cause hives or skin rash on chest and abdomen?

Hives: There are many reasons to develop hives, like food allergy, medication allergy, sometimes contact allergy and also unknown causes. You need a detailed evauation to determine the cause of your hives, an allergist can help. ...Read more

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My baby has a red rash on abdomen and upper back, not raised. He seems fine, not irritable. We introduced oatmeal today, can this be cause?

My baby has a red rash on abdomen and upper back, not raised. He seems fine, not irritable. We introduced oatmeal today, can this be cause?

Possibly: You may want to keep a calender of food offerings & the events that come up in the day or days afterward.This might be a food rash or something unrelated. The intensity is not worrisome if the child seems fine. You might exclude the oatmeal for a month and offer again. If the rash returns you know it is related & can nix (permethrin) it for sure. If not, then you won't have to avoid it. ...Read more

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Can atarax cause skin rash on lower left abdomen, above waist line and about 3/4 of the way from belly button to left side? Should I be concerned?

Can atarax cause skin rash on lower left abdomen, above waist line and about 3/4 of the way from belly button to left side? Should I be concerned?

Possible: Nearly all drugs can cause a skin rash in a small % of people although this is not a common side effect of Atarax. I suspect that you might have started taking Atarax from an itchy skin condition and thus may be caused by something else. Skin involvement per se is bothersome but not life-threatening. Try topical hydrocortisone x a few days If problem persists, see dermatologist ...Read more

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I just noticed I have a rash between my legs, on my belly (near my belly button) and my arms near the armpits. What could cause this?

New soap?: If you have begun any new detergents, fabric softeners, deodorant, soaps, lotions, perfumes, etc. stop them, it may be due to that. Either way, whenever you have a skin problem, (or a cough, cold, runny nose, etc) avoid fragrances and aerosols, and go fragrance and aerosol free till symptoms are gone. These products are respiratory tract and skin irritants. If your rash does not go away see MD. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more