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Is it common to have an itchy bellybutton? If so, what can I do to make it better?
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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes
It is common, especially as the skin over the belly button stretches.
You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or use Hydrocortisone cream on it to ease the itch if would like.

In brief: Yes
It is common, especially as the skin over the belly button stretches.
You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or use Hydrocortisone cream on it to ease the itch if would like.
Dr. Megan Bird
Dr. Megan Bird
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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: No
If you have discharge or redness in your belly button, you could also have an infection.
If there is anything unusual, see your doctor before trying medications.

In brief: No
If you have discharge or redness in your belly button, you could also have an infection.
If there is anything unusual, see your doctor before trying medications.
Dr. Megan Bird
Dr. Megan Bird
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