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I have just noticed my belly button is turning purple. I don't

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I have just noticed my belly button is turning purple. I don't drink or do drugs. My stomach has become bloated over the last 3 months.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hi. Dr Rick here. I completed an Internal medicine internship in NYC and have two decades of clinical experience. How can I assist you today?
is there any pain?
Have you had any trauma?
Do you take any medication or have any medical problems?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No pain, and I haven't suffered any trauma. I have an underactive thyroid that has been medically controlled for 6 years. I noticed a small purple dot on my belly button 2 weeks ago and its getting larger, my belly button seems flatter/ more stretched than it normally was.
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.
Can you upload a picture of the lesion?
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This opens up files on your computer. Double click on the picture you want to upload then hit open (bottom right of the screen). This will take you back to the tinypic page. Hit "upload now" then do the secret code thing and your picture will upload into the system.
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