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Will an itchy belly button be signs of pregnancy?

Will an itchy belly button be signs of pregnancy?

Itching navel is not: An early pregnancy indicator. Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging ; yawning. ...Read more

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Itchy belly button sign of pregnancy?

Itchy belly button sign of pregnancy?

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

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Is an itchy belly button a sign of pregnancy?

Is an itchy belly button a sign of pregnancy?

No, itchy belly: Button does not signal pregnancy. Please take a home pregnancy test if you miss your period. Take care. ...Read more

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Pregnancy rash what is it? Started in belly button then random bumps not red unless scrached some small clusters very itchy. Now spotty hands

Pregnancy rash what is it? Started in belly button then random bumps not red unless scrached some small clusters very itchy. Now spotty hands

PUPPP: Pruritic and urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy - now you know why it's called the puppp rash. It's a skin change in pregnancy without an obvious cause, but felt to be related to pregnancy hormones. Topical, or sometime oral, steroids are used to alleviate symptoms. ...Read more

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Itchy belly button what it means?

Itchy belly button what it means?

Fungal dermatitis: Try washing umbilicus daily with a dandruff shampoo, as it could just be a fungal infection (like jock itch and athletes foot). These fungi like warm moist places. Belly buttons often qualify.

Also can itch from contact dermatitis allergic response to metals like navel rings, jeans buttons, zippers, etc. ...Read more

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My belly button is itchy? Wierds me out a bit

My belly button is itchy? Wierds me out a bit

Local irritation.: You may have a minor inflammatory or irritative process. Clean this with a cotton swab and use a dab of Hydrocortisone 1% for a few days. ...Read more

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Itchy swelling on my belly button?

Navel: The navel may itch due to yeast infection, contact dermatitis (soaps, lotions or piercings), eczema, hives, and stretching of skin during pregnancy. Bacterial infection is another possible cause. Umbilical hernia can be a reason for ^'ed protrusion. ...Read more

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Belly button itchiness and around stomach?

Belly button itchiness and around stomach?

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 more

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What causes an itchy belly button and stomach?

Contact dermatitis: Did you get a new pair of jeans? Some people are allergic to nickel in top button of jeans that typically reaches/touches belly button. ...Read more

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Red and itchy belly button piercing. Could it be infected? How do I treat this?

Red and itchy belly button piercing. Could it be infected? How do I treat this?

Contact dermatitis: The metal may be responsible. If drainage, pus- remove the ring, antibiotic ointment like bactroban (mupirocin) locally bid. See pmd. ...Read more

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I have a bug bite in my belly button and it really itchy and is oozing clear liquid what kind of bug bit me?

I have a bug bite in my belly button and it really itchy and is oozing clear liquid what kind of bug bit me?

BELLY BUTTON BITE: SORRY, I CANNOT TELL YOU WHICH BUG BIT YOU.
WHEN DID IT HAPPEN?
SEE YOUR REGULAR DOCTOR OR A DERMATOLOGIST IF IT PERSISTS.
BEST LUCK ...Read more

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I scracthed my stomach saw a little blood in my belly button. It's also itchy now too what causes blood in belly button and to itch?

I scracthed my stomach saw a little blood in my belly button. It's also itchy now too what causes blood in belly button and to itch?

Exzema: Eczema is often associate with allergies and also food allergies.

It is no dangerous but could be worked out with a doctor to find the cause.

Igg food allergy testing will often give the answer. ...Read more

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I wore a high girdle, it was hot. Now I have a bad itchy red patch where my belly button is, I think it was from the sweat, how do I treat this?

I wore a high girdle, it was hot. Now I have a bad itchy red patch where my belly button is, I think it was from the sweat, how do I treat this?

Itch: Given the data presented, it would be reasonable to see if the tincture of time would allow the symptoms to disappear - particularly if the area is allowed to say cool, dry, and reasonably exposed to air. If it does not resolve, then evaluation is warranted to verify that there is no infectious process occurring such as a fungal infection. ...Read more

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I scratched my belly button because it felt itchy, one day a lump in the inner ring of my bellybutton. If I touch it pain appears and irritation. Bad?

Skin Irritation: A carbuncle is a lump in the skin from infection. It develops randomly. Treated with incision and drainage.
Need to have an exam. Maybe be an small hernia within the Belly button.
Get an exam and start feeling better. ...Read more

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My belly button is itchy red crusty smelly and bleeding?

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

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Hi. So red itchy patch beneath belly button? What do I do?

Hi. So red itchy patch beneath belly button? What do I do?

Red patch: Without seeing this it is impossible to determine what it is. You can try a short course of over-the-counter topical steroid (hydrocortisone cream) to see if the area normalizes and the itching improves. If no response in 1 week or the area enlarges or changes then you should see your primary care physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Belly button is red no pain or discharge and is not itchy been 5 days?

Belly button is red no pain or discharge and is not itchy been 5 days?

IkeM928: We unfortunately don't have your age, but mild inflammation around the umbilicus is not uncommon, and usually caused by not drying well when exiting the shower or bath, to sweating in hot climates, but the important issue is not to mistake that for a periumbilical hernia, where there is usually swelling and pain as well. Keep it dry, report changes AND SWELLING and apply bacitracin ointment. Thanks ...Read more

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My belly button is itchy and red and sometimes wet and sometimes crusty. I don't have a piercing and shower regularly.?

My belly button is itchy and red and sometimes wet and sometimes crusty. I don't have a piercing and shower regularly.?

Relax...: ...It's probably not a hygiene problem; but it could be a superficial bacterial or fungal infection, the vast majority of which have nothing to do with bathing (or lack of it). The belly button is also a classic site for psoriasis, and certain kinds of eczemas. See a dermatologist and get a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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My wife has an itchy irritation in her belly button that began on february 13 2013. It itches. What could it be and how do we treat it?

My wife has an itchy irritation in her belly button that began on february 13 2013. It itches. What could it be and how do we treat it?

Need more info: Common causes would include irritant or allergic problems to skin care products used on the skin. Questions to ask her are: has she changed skin care products recently such as moisture creams, soaps, etc. Has she had problems like this before? Does she have dry skin issues. Try some otc Hydrocortisone 1-2 weeks and if no help or especially if worsens, see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Iv woke up with a sore red itchy belly button?

Yeast or staph: If you have a piercing, this could be a bacterial infection like staph. Even without a piercing, yeast infections also start in that area because it is warm and moist. Clean it carefully with a q tip and some peroxide for a couple of days, and try putting some lotrimin (clotrimazole) anti-yeast cream in the area. If the redness spreads, you get fever or you have increased pain, see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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I have a red itchy area on my stomach, to the right of my belly button. Any ideas on what it could be? Http://imgur. Com/a/qt2e6

I have a red itchy area on my stomach, to the right of my belly button. Any ideas on what it could be? Http://imgur. Com/a/qt2e6

Not sure.: Can't tell from the image. Appears to be a very faint reddish non raised lesion with irregular border. Need more history. Have you contacted anything? ...Read more

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It looked like a boil but it was itchy so I thought it was a bug bite. Puss has been coming out of it for 3 days it's small / red in my belly button?

It looked like a boil but it was itchy so I thought it was a bug bite. Puss has been coming out of it for 3 days it's small / red in my belly button?

You have ABSCESS: You have an abscess. You have a staph infection until proven otherwise. As advised this is an urgent problem and requires medical care in person at the family medical clinic. Please go get help today. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your belly button is itchy?

Differing reasons: The navel may itch due to yeast infection, contact dermatitis (soaps, lotions or piercings), eczema, hives, and stretching of skin during pregnancy. Bacterial infection is another possible cause. Some people may experience itching with an umbilical hernia. ...Read more

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I have been having this weird itchy feeling around my belly button what could that be?

I have been having this weird itchy feeling around my belly button what could that be?

Infection? Allergic: Reaction? You may have an infection such as yeast infection or an allergic reaction. Have your physician take a look at it. ...Read more

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Picked my belly button yesterday and now there's some clear fluid inside and the area around it is a little itchy. ShouldI be worried?

Picked my belly button yesterday and now there's some clear fluid inside and the area around it is a little itchy. ShouldI be worried?

Irritation: Can be caused by infection (bacterial vs fungal), or inflammation.Treatment depends on diagnosis. Continue to do some navel gazing without any manipulation of area. If persists or worsens, seek medical attention. You can also send in a picture. Any navel piercings involved? If so, remove foreign body. ...Read more

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What can cause an itchy belly button and yellow pus like liquid?

Infected cyst: You should see your doctor so he/she can inspect it and provide antibiotics, if needed. ...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