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How To Get Rid Of Belly Button Smell
How and why dose the belly button get to smelling bad and how can one prevent the disgusting smell?
Yes: Appropriate antibiotics should resolve the issue.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
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
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 more
I have a really bad pain by my belly button and it really hurts when I try to go to the toilet, but nothing comes out. How can I get rid of the pain?
See your docot.: He/she will have to examine the rash personally to make the diagnosis and offer a treatment. ...Read more
What's 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 more
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, 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
Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...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
Smelly Belly Button:
Smelly belly button can be due to growth of bacteria and fungus as it does not get enough air and stays moist and swetty, it happens more often to people who are obese and lot of fat in the belly area, but can happen to others as well.
To get rid of it you need to clean it thoroghly when you take a bath/shower and dry it with a hairdryer everyday and repeat daily, you will be able to get rid of it. ...Read more
Wait it out: There is little to do but wait the 1-2 weeks. Best of luck to you! ...Read more
Difficult: Stretch marks are notoriously difficult to treat. A tummy tuck can remove them below the belly button and sometimes if there is enough loose skin, just above the belly button. However, if they cannot be cut out, then the next best step is either, micro needling or fractional laser to reduce the appearance. ...Read more
What is the number one doctor-recommended exercise to get rid of a little fat under the belly button on your stomach?
All exercise is good: You need to lose weight. For this you must eat less and exercise more. But calorie rich food is the main culprit. Exercise alone would not make you lose much weight unless you also cut down on calories. Eat healthy foods which are low in calories such as veggies, fruits and grains. Avoid high sugared foods, meats, fried foods and dairy. Then you will have a flat belly in a couple of months.. ...Read more
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?
Ibs flare. Tight heavy knot tucked up in left rib near side and also online with belly button near side. How can I get rid of this buscopam not worked?
Might not be IBS:
Pain is not typical with irritable bowel. People do get cramping at times, but if this is a consistent pain, you should seek additional medical care.
If this is more gas pain or cramping, gentle movement is your best bet to get things going in the right direction. A walk and drinking plenty of fluid may get you back on track. ...Read more
My arms and neck are super skinny, but the area below my belly button is still fat! How do I get rid of this pot belly?
Pot belly: For a flat abdomen eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e., running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.). ...Read more
My belly button has become dirty/dark black due to lack of hygiene over the years, can't get rid of it using soap how can I reverse it?
Hydrogen peroxide and a q tip can usually clear the debris.
Old dried skin and impacted grunge
nothing sharp please! ...Read more
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?
I'm 19 weeks pregnant and have a boil under my belly button, is there a safe way to get rid of it? I heard vicks rub, but not sure if it is safe.
It needs examination: It may look like a simple boil, but it may be a defect in the umbilicus (belly button) with an infection that originates from the intestines. Have your OB MD examine the area and recommend a Rx. ...Read more
Got red stretch marks on sides n below belly button n on thighs...38 weeks pregnant...wat shud I use to get rid of dem or reduce dem?
Lose weight: Urine smell is usually what you're eaten, but can be due to infection. Get it checked out. If you have a big belly, you need to get on a diet and exercise program to burn off more calories than you take in. Stay off fast and junk food. See a good registered dietitian. Talk w/your doctor. ...Read more
My stomach seems to disagree with a lot of food products I eat and I have this terrible breath smell. What could it be and how to get rid of it?
You need to:
Sit down and have a talk with your Health Care Professional... Bad Breath can arise from the stomach and it sounds like a complete GI (Gastrointestinal) evaluation is necessary!
You may also need to visit with a Nutritionist and
your Oral Health Provider!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Reflux: In order to control reflux you will need to increase Omeprazole to twice a day befor breakfast and dinner and you may want to add Pepcid (famotidine) at bedtime. You should also wait at least 3 hours after dinner prior to going to bed. Also avoid citrus products and fried foods. ...Read more