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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

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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What does it mean when your belly button is itchy?

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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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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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