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Doctor insights on: My Belly Skin Is Red How Can I Make Sure That My Clothes Are Not Causing This

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I have a red, inflamed belly button that has a discharges and gets crusty skin, what causes this?

I have a red, inflamed belly button that has a discharges and gets crusty skin, what causes this?

Not sure but: Difficult to say for sure but hernias can occur in area and become irritated, old scar tissue or granuloma from prior surgery, rarely a sinus or fistula especially in crohn's disease, tumor or tumor related lymph node occur there, eczema, maceration from obesity, yeast infection. Best to have examined, a scraping for exam under microscope, culture and possibly an ultrasound or ct scan. Get an exam. ...Read more

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What causes small red sores on skin that itch and open when rubbed; in abdomen and chest and back. Have had pain under armpits and breasts also.?

What causes small red sores on skin that itch and open when rubbed; in abdomen and chest and back. Have had pain under armpits and breasts also.?

See a doctor: It is inappropriate to diagnose your condition based on the description. It would be risky to suggest some possible conditions that cause this. Do the right thing. Show it to a doctor! ...Read more

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Can wearing really tight clothes , jeans , gridlers , anything right to the abdomen cause appendicities ?

Can wearing really tight clothes , jeans , gridlers , anything right to the abdomen cause appendicities ?

No: Appendicitis is caused by inflammation in the appendix which is attached to the bowels. It is unlikely that any external pressure to the area would trigger that inflammatory process. ...Read more

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My bf had shingles blisters on belly &back of him. we hugged and kissed, on clothes. didn't touch blisters. can saliva cause chicken pox from saliva?

My bf had shingles blisters on belly &back of him. we hugged and kissed, on clothes. didn't touch blisters. can saliva cause chicken pox from saliva?

No, but: The eruption of shingles places infectious particles in the weeping wounds involved. Direct contact with these particles can pass the virus. If you had enough contact with these particles they could infect someone if they reached your mouth,nose,eyes. Anyone that had chickenpox in the past would not get it again. It is not in the saliva of shingles patients, as it would be if he had chickenpox. ...Read more

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Skin hurts on and off for 6weeks but worse over the last to days no rash or redness my clothes at to painfull to ware?

Skin hurts on and off for 6weeks but worse over the last to days no rash or redness my clothes at to painfull to ware?

Dysesthesia: Diffusely painful skin without signs of irritation or inflammation is quite unusual. This dysesthesia would require an examination by your physician who will order a battery of blood tests checking electrolytes and mineral levels. If no abnormalities are found, could chronic stress play a role? If so, discuss this with your physician.. ...Read more

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I had a C-section a month ago. Skin is very sensitive bellow belly button above scar. Even clothes rubbing on my skin hurt. Is this normal?

I had a C-section a month ago. Skin is very sensitive bellow belly button above scar. Even clothes rubbing on my skin hurt. Is this normal?

Maybe: Presuming you had a "bikini" incision (near the pubic hair line), it is a bit unusual for skin to be sensitive below the belly button. It is very typical for the area to be very numb. Some patients may interpret the feeling to be one of sensityivity. If there is pain and/or redness though, please see your doctor. Remember, avoid exposure to extreme heat near the incision as a skin burn is possible. ...Read more