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How To Get Rid Of A Belly Button Piercing Infection
Yes: Appropriate antibiotics should resolve the issue.Get a more detailed answer ›
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Whats the best way to get rid of an infection in just the bottom hole of your bottom belly button ring?
Consider this:: Clean with mild soap and water, and use topical bacitracin, two or three times a day. Keep it covered with a bandaid to avoid irritation. If no better in 3-5 days see doc. If fever, surrounding redness, increasing pain, get seen immediately. Hope it is nothing! Also, with any skin wound make sure your tetanus is current. If diabetic or have a serious chronic medical condition, see/call MD ASAP ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a keloid on my navel due to migration of belly button piercing. Its quite large and im just wondering if it is possible to get rid of it.
I have a bump on the side of my belly button piercing. But i took the belly ring out. How do I get rid of the big bump on the side? Go to a doctor?
Raised scarring around belly button piercing. How do I make it heal better/get rid of the scar, it's not flush with the rest of my skin?
Clean: By keeping the area clean and dry. You can use soap and water. Hibiclens is a antibacterial soap. You may need oral antibiotics from your dermatologist. ...Read more
Maybe: It might work but not at all a wise choice because most staphylococci are resistant to it. ...Read more
Belly button piercing i got a week ago has gotten red around the holes. Best way to keep it from growing into an infection?
See your doctor: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Does it help? Does bio-oil help to remove a small keloid from my belly button? My keloid doesn't itch or anything is just there from a piercing infection about 2 years ago. What can I do?
See plastic surgeon: Keloids are difficult but not impossible to treat, but I am not aware of any over the counter products that are effective. See a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery--don't waste your money on things that will not work. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection in belly button (oozing blood, pus and tender, not from piercing) appointment with pcp 4 days out. Should i seek urgent care or wait ?
Do core exercises and overall health exercises like walking and biking help you get rid of a belly pouch. Its this little pouch under my belly button.?
Eat less; & exercise: To help the tummy look flatter, one can do exercises to build very strong abdominal muscles. It will take a lot of work, and will burn off calories. One must not eat more calories than he burns off, or he cannot lose weight. Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). ...Read more
Psychotherapy ?CBT: Obsessional ideation can typically be dealt with best with cognitive behavior therapy. Thought stopping is strategy where when you start to obsess, you close your eyes and visualize a large re stop sign and shout to yourself, "stop." intentional distraction can be effective. More analytical type therapy would focus on origins and "what does this mean?" approaches. This would likely be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have dark bumps directly under my belly button and i believe they may be razor bumps but i haven't shaved there in months, how do I get rid of them?
Time: Time, avoidance of sun and tobacco use are your initial best options. Silicone gel creams may also help. Scar revision are unlikely to produce improvements unless the scars are raised. Bleaching or laser treatments may help dark or hyperemic scars. Salicylic acid may also help razor bumps. ...Read more
See your doctor: Pain in the belly can be caused by many different things, some serious. See your primary doctor, who can help sort things out for you. She or he can examine you and get tests as needed. ...Read more
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
Unusual watery discharge from the depths of my belly button...How do I get rid of it? I've cleaned it, dried it. Nothing seems to work.
See answer: Infection/irritation is most common cause of bellybutton discharge but a persistent watery discharge as you describe suggests the more uncommon cause known as "urachal remnant." before birth, there is a connection between the bellybutton and the bladder, called the urachus, which normally closes before birth. A patent (open) urachus allows urine to drain from bladder to navel. See md for diagnosis. ...Read more
I have this pain in my stomach area above my belly button, it's a weird pain that comes and goes every few minutes. How do I get rid of it ?
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