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Itchy Rash Belly Button After Sex
Red rash under belly button after a week of gallbladder surgery? painfully itchy and doesn't go away.
Irritation/infection: The redness signifies either irritation or infection. The former could be from allergy to clothing. If the area is itchy try applying a cortisone type ointment. If the reddened area burns or feels warm,apply antibacterial ointment like neosporin. If redness spreads, see your physician as oral antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more
Not at all : That is not a symptom of pregnancy. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
Dermatitis: You may have number of conditions . Allergic dermatitis and fungal infection to mention few of them . Are other associated symptoms like rash? More history is needed to make suggestion . If condition persist , please see your family doc , he might figure out what is going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection: May be bacterial or fungal. Clean it well with a q-tip and peroxide. Apply a coat of neosporin triple antibiotic and cover with a porous bandage. Change the bandage every 12 hours until it starts to look better. If it doesn't look less red or angry in 24-36 hours have a physician evaluate. If the redness is spreading around in the skin of the belly seek prompt treatment. ...Read more
Rash on inner thigh, pubic area and penis after unprotected sex. does not itch. No pain, no smell, red bumps, no puss. Very concerned
Evaluation: will help tell whether it is associated sexually transmitted and offer treatment ...Read more
2 weeks after having unprotected sex i started had itchy feelings over my body. Now i've got a red bump on both forearms and below belly button. Hiv?
Red Bumps and STDs: Red bumps worry me much more for syphilis than for hiv. The rash with HIV infection, if it occurs, is usually a very pale whole body rash. It i knew where you were i could direct you to the right testing and clinic where you can get all of your questions answered in an understanding and supportive environment. ...Read more
No problem: Likely just a friction phenomenon. You can try a barrier (lotion/cream) moisturizer but the old school mantra holds . . . no pain, no itching, no discharge = no problem. ...Read more
Dermatitis: Likely a dermatitis (skin irritation/inflammation) as a result of the exposure to the semen. It should resolve on its own; an over the counter corticosteroid can help with discomfort and redness. Otherwise, it's probably best to avoid skin exposure to the semen, as there is obviously an adverse reaction to it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ingrown hairs: Those are ingrown hairs due to shaving too close to the skin. Modern razors are so good, they actually shave *below* the skin surface, which sets up ingrown hairs. Use a single-blade razor or electric razor and shave with the grain, not against it. You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea. ...Read more
Two inch incision from appendectomy in my belly button. It won't scab, and leaking purple/red watery for 2 days. Red bumps, burning pain, open maybe?
Had umbilical hernia surgery with mesh 1 month ago. Now have developed a rash around belly button and on stomach causes?
Pain round vagina and pee hole. Few bumps, disappeared after 3 days no puss. Pubic area looks dry and wrinkled. Possible cause?
Ouch: Have you ever had this before? Was there itching or tingling before the outbreak? It could be several things, but herpes is certainly on the list. This would start as tingling, then progress to redness and pain, followed by an outbreak of what looks like clear or amber colored vesicles. Have you had any new sexual contacts? Did you have any other symptoms, such as fever? ...Read more
Red itchy bumps in my stomach above my belly button n sometimess my belly button burns n turns red n smells?
Red itchy rash under breasts and on woman area. Now a week later spreading toward stomach, inner legs, belly. itches so bad. creams are NOT working?
What creams: Are not working? Have you tried lamasil twice a day? ...Read more