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Doctor insights on: What Does An Itchy Belly Button Mean

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

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

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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