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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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There are few red spots on my scalp, which makes my scalp very itchy. How to cure it permanently? Thank you

There are few red spots on my scalp, which makes my scalp very itchy. How to cure it permanently? Thank you

A few causes: Itchy scalp spots can be many things. I would try some anti-dandruff shampoo 3-5 time per week for a couple weeks, and if that doesn't help, then see a doctor. Sometimes, this kind of problem needs a doctors evaluation. Other things this could be include tinea capitis (fungal infection), psoriasis, discoid lupus, lichen planopilaris, early alopecia areata among many others. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have had red spots/raised under my belly button since the beginning of the week and they are a bit itchy at times. They also appear to have puss in ?

I have had red spots/raised under my belly button since the beginning of the week and they are a bit itchy at times. They also appear to have puss in ?

Few possibilities: I assume that you are asking what these spots are. Sometimes it can be eczema, but since some of these seem to have pus and the rash is new, I suspect other causes. Common are contact allergies(nickle on the inside of metal buttons)or infection of the hair glands(folliculitis), particularly if you shave this area. Might also be impetigo. Infections need meds and CD needs avoidance and cortisone ...Read more

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Its been months and my penis is still itchy at times after unprotected sex with a new partner. Small red spots on the head of my penis.How is it cured?

Its been months and my penis is still itchy at times after unprotected sex with a new partner. Small red spots on the head of my penis.How is it cured?

Both get checked: Some people are sensitive to resident bacteria or fungal infections their partner may be harboring. Not the same as a sexually transmitted disease, intermittent superficial irritations sometimes indicates a yeast infection. A condition called balanitis can ensue causing intermittent itching and irritation. In uncircumcised men the yeast can reside inside the foreskin and be passed back an forth. ...Read more

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I have these soft red spots that are not itchy nor do they hurt, underneath my breasts, next to my belly button and on my neck. What are they?

I have these soft red spots that are not itchy nor do they hurt, underneath my breasts, next to my belly button and on my neck. What are they?

Angiomas : It sounds like you have angiomas. They are benign and of no concern. There is no reason to remove them, except for cosmetic appearance. ...Read more

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I just back from camping trip & now my hands are full of red spots and is very itchy, even my body has it.Its looks like mosquito bite.How to cure it?

Mites: The red spots can be mosquito bites, or bites by mites called "no seem'ems"or chiggers which are small insects that get under your clothes and like warm places to hide and then bite. These red bites can also be caused by ants which bite. Use antihistamine medication orally and topically for itching as well as calamine lotion. ...Read more

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I just back from camping trip and now my hands are very itchy and have many red spots even my body have it. Its looks like mosquito bite. How to cure?

Options: Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda is effective when applied to the lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine for itching. ...Read more

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What are these dry not itchy spots that are spreading on me. They're very small and are spreading.

Dermatitis NOS: It is a dermatitis "not otherwise specified" ...See a dr. To get a more definitive diagnosis as diagnosing rashes over the computer is almost impossible. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have pinhead red itchy spots. What is it?

??: Impossible to tell without more information. Where? How long have you had them? Any allergies? Exposures? New meds or products? Other symptoms? ...Read more

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My skin has dry itchy spots what can I do?

My skin has dry itchy spots what can I do?

Eczema or psoriasis?: how it to your doc or check on the 'net. These are different and are treated differently! They can both be treated with topical medicines. See your doc and a good dermatologist if he/she is not sure! They are both treatable. ...Read more

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Itchy white spots around bulb don't know what it is ?

As above : To be safe my advise is see u pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have itchy reddish spots on both inner elbows, what does this mean?

I have itchy reddish spots on both inner elbows, what does this mean?

Allergic dermatitis?: If its recent and itching most common is atopic dermatitis , try some steroid creams for few days. If not improving see s dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have non itchy flesh color bumps that leave spots when the go away?

Need more info: There are lots of conditions that will do that. Need to know the time frame and temporal evolution of the bumps then pallor and size and texture would be most helpful. Pictures would even be better. ...Read more

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Red itchy spots appearing all over body they do not hurt me when i touch them or scratch them they just itch ?

Red itchy spots appearing all over body they do not hurt me when i touch them or scratch them they just itch ?

More information: You have some sort of a hive or rash, but without more information it is impossible to say why. If it is still bothering you, see your physician. ...Read more

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My son and I have small itchy spots that are all over our bodies. Could this be from the new laundry detergent?

Yes: Certainly possible along with possibilities of other allergic responses or insect bites.Anti-itching medication or lotion such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or calomine may relieve symptoms.Go back to the old detergent, wait several weeks and reuse the new to prove reaction or not. ...Read more