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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Swelling Near Bellybutton

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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I have a rash(1 week) on my belly centered 6 in around the navel area , no pain, lotromin pluse aleviates the itch temporary, no sign of it going away?

I have a rash(1 week) on my belly centered 6 in around the navel area , no pain, lotromin pluse aleviates the itch temporary, no sign of it going away?

Navel Rash: It could be a belt buckle rash? Or simply b/c of your jeans (the nickel part where the button is to close it)? Treatment is with prescription cortisone like vanos or clobex. ...Read more

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Dear Sir, I have swelling over my left ribcage (1inch below xiphisternum). The swelling is painful but movable.how this swelling developed?

Dear Sir, I have swelling over my left ribcage (1inch below xiphisternum). The swelling is painful but movable.how this swelling developed?

Sternum or hernia: it could be a hernia if you could push it back and it will disappear it could be your sternum which is your breast bone the bottom have a tail could grow in or out if it does grow out it will look like a lump if pain persist you need to see a physician to determined if it does need any treatment or not ...Read more

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Pain at top of my leg, side of thigh area sore to touch for weeks but no bruisr?

Pain at top of my leg, side of thigh area sore to touch for weeks but no bruisr?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Have pain in right knee appears swollen applied ice pack still paining is there a topical pain medicine I can use what i good for swelling ?

Have  pain   in  right  knee appears  swollen applied ice pack  still paining is there a topical pain medicine I can use   what  i good for swelling  ?

Did you injure the k: What happened to the knee? You can elevate andvice and take a minimal amount of over the counter ibuprofen But if issue continues see your doctor ...Read more

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I have swelling in my lymph nodes on the left of my neck/shoulder & above my clavicle.Its painful & I'm running a fever but no other sign of infection?

I have swelling in my lymph nodes on the left of my neck/shoulder & above my clavicle.Its painful & I'm running a fever but no other sign of infection?

Lymphadenopathy: Swollen and painful lymphatic nodes are the presentation of the infection in most of the cases. Causes are:mononucleosis, bacterial skin, throat, ear infections. In case the fever and the swelling are persistent, patient should see a doctor. ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more