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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Itchy Swollen Bellybutton

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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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I have red swollen and itchy scrotum, what is this and treatment?

I have red swollen and itchy scrotum, what is this and treatment?

See professionals...: How long has it been? The described pictures suspect the occurrence of acute epididymitis if deep inside the sac or scrotal abscess from infected sebaceous cyst if on the scrotal skin, and either requires urgent attention. So, collect the onset, duration, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed sequence of event, and bring those to doc for review, analysis, more hx, physicals, tests... ...Read more

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Toes are itchy, shiny spots on them, some are red in spots. Both little toes are red/ swollen. tried AF treatment with no success. not AF??

Toes are itchy, shiny spots on them, some are red in spots. Both little toes are red/ swollen. tried AF treatment with no success. not AF??

Tinea pedis: Sounds like tinea pedis (athlete's foot). AF? anti-fungal? Try some clotrimazole cream in between toes. Just the little toes? Make sure there's no cracks in crease of toes which could be trench foot. Powder might help. Keep dry. ...Read more

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Treatment for a mosquito bite? it 's about 4 inches in diameter, rock hard and swollen. It's hot to the touch, extremely itchy, and painful to walk.

Treatment for a mosquito bite? it 's about 4 inches in diameter, rock hard and swollen. It's hot to the touch, extremely itchy, and painful to walk.

Calamine Lotion: Try that along with some OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help with the itching. If not improving see ur doctor to make sure it's not infected do you may need antibiotics... ...Read more

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Bitten by leech while in river, top of foot over arch. 1 week later top of foot large red, swollen area. Itchy, dark purple spot at bite. Treatment?

Bitten by leech while in river, top of foot over arch. 1 week later top of foot large red, swollen area. Itchy, dark purple spot at bite. Treatment?

Leech Bite?: It is actually rare to be allergic or to have a reaction to a leech bite. Assuming it was a leech bite, you could have some irritation and itching, but normally should have no further problems if you have good health and no leech allergies. However, if you are experiencing symptoms such as you describe, then you need to seek medical attention as it may be infected. ...Read more

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I have lots of mosquito bites even though I use repellent. They swell and are really gross and itchy any treatments?

I have lots of mosquito bites even though I use repellent. They swell and are really gross and itchy any treatments?

Basil leaf: Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. Consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda is effective when applied to the lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or chlorpheniramine. ...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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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