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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


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After I have intercourse, my penis feels swollen and small red dots appear on the glans. It can be itchy and uncomfortabke. Blood/urine test clear std?

After I have intercourse, my penis feels swollen and small red dots appear on the glans. It can be itchy and uncomfortabke. Blood/urine test clear std?

Yes, get tested.: You should absolutely visit your doctor. Your doctor should do a physical exam. Make sure you ask to be tested for stds. If you have had multiple partners, high-risk partners, high-risk intercourse, or unprotected intercourse, you should consider being tested for HIV as well. ...Read more

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Why am i itchy and swollen at night?

Why am i itchy and swollen at night?

Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I would like to know if there is anthing i can use to stop itchy anckles, and they are also swollen ?

I would like to know if there is anthing i can use to stop itchy anckles, and they are also swollen
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Swelling concern: Itching can be from rash or dry skin. The selling can be primary or secondary. If it secondary to itching that is ok and treatable with cream. If however swelling is primary a workup for peripheral vascular disease, lymphedema, or congestive heart failure is indicated. See primary care for evaluation. ...Read more

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2 days ago mosquitos bit me and skin became itchy and swollen . but it has not gone away in these 2 days and still itchy. suggest me any OTC med's pls?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine): you can buy Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Extra Strength Itch stopping cream in the pharmacy and apply 2 or 3 times a day, You can also buy Aveeno Calamine and pramoxine anti itch cream and use it 2-4 times a day. If the redness and itching continues or worsens it could mean an infection and you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Swollen itchy inner thigh?

Swollen itchy inner thigh?

Consider your skin: If this persists it should be examined by your doctor. The most common causes would be irritation, contact with something you are allergic to, or hair follicles that are inflamed or infected. The swelling may suggest deeper tissue involvement such as spread of infection or trauma from scratching. If the thigh feels hot, becomes hot or red, seek medical attention sooner rather than later! ...Read more

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Swollen red itchy chin what could it be?

Swollen red itchy chin what could it be?

Age?: Need more info . Could be infection or if u shaved could be fungal or could be impetigo. If overweight lose it and check for diabetes .could also be contact dermatitis from a new soap or cream.kindly scan all ur cosmetics and see how bad they can be. Download EWG skin deep app. It gives u a rating about chemicals in ur toothpaste cosmetics makeup etc good luck ...Read more

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Why have my Bartholin's glands become itchy and swollen?

Why have my Bartholin's glands become itchy and swollen?

Infection: Bartholin's glands can become infected, usually because the duct that bring the fluid to the surface gets clogged by dead skin cells. Fluid and bacteria build up. Warm compresses may help, but they usually need to be drained by a physician. ...Read more