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Infection In Belly Button
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
Cellulitis?: It is not uncommon during pregnancy and strectching of the abdominal wall to have pain and possibly even some redness at the belly button. If there is pain and redness, this should be evaluated by your doctor to make sure there is not an infection or bowel stuck in the hernia. ...Read more
Maybe: It might work but not at all a wise choice because most staphylococci are resistant to it. ...Read more
I got an infection in belly button incision after surgery. Am taking 2000 mg of keflex. When should it start getting better?
Dr said i had a small yeast infection in belly button i used the cream but its brown can that be from the steam or suger how do I clean it anxious?
Use a q-tip w soap: Clean several ted a day with a q- tipamd soap. These infections temporarily discolor the skin sometimes. It took me six weeks to get over one after trying anti fungal powder with no success, and then using an oral fungicidal drug for two weeks. I tried powder and they did not help. A zinc skin protection ointment finally helped. Good luck to you. It will clear, but it definitely takes time patienc. ...Read more
Dr gave me cream for small yeast infection in belly button but i been using antibiotic cream when i started the new one i felt numb i'm very anxious?
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 ?
I have had a skin irritation/infection my belly button(only for a year (liquid smells). All did not work: anti fungal cream, cephalexin, bacatracin.
Culture it: If you are having a discharge form that area and it is as chronic as you say it is, i would recommend seeing one of your providers for a skin culture. If it is inconclusive, they may even consider a skin biopsy to really get to the bottom of it. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful intercourse, sharp pain inside of right hip, recurrent sebaceous cysts, and "traveling" yeast infections (head, belly button) what dr do I see?
Painful intercourse: May be infection like yeast or I have seen issues with mycoplasma/ ureoplasma overgrowth.( they are normally in the bowel) or strep , BV I sometimes treat with triple treatment with flagyl, doxycyline - if not pregnant- and then clotirmazole/diflucan and see if helps. a May also be ovarian cysts, check sonogram, Would follow up with GYN ...Read more
Had laparoscopic hysterectomy 5 weeks ago, had infection in belly button, it's still weeping red stuff. Is it still infected?
Probably: This fluid sounds like a seroma that occurs with an infection or without during the healing process. You need to contact your MD, as it cannot be determined which is which from this virtual platform. ...Read more
Retained stuff.: An innie can retain lint and dirt and water. The combination can cause breakdown of the skin in the canal and superficial infection. ...Read more
See your doctor: See your doctor to get both formally diagnosed and then specifically treated. ...Read more
Depends: This depends upon your definition of contagion. Anyone touching the dressings, the wound or your skin can become a carrier of the same organism, but whether or not they will become infected depends upon a very diverse assortment of factors. ...Read more
I had a laposcopy a few years ago but have been having problems with what might be an infection in my belly button.. Soreness and a bit of odd odor?
Belly button: Firstly any concern of infection should always necessitate a visit with the surgeon and your pmd. More than likely you probably have a stitch granuloma that is causing the problem. ...Read more
Yeast: You can use monitstat or a similar product. ...Read more
Yes: Yes it is an antifungal creamGet a more detailed answer ›
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