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what can cause a rash inside belly button

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what can cause a rash inside belly button
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr jbb replied 7 years ago.

Hello,

The most common reason for a rash in this area, especially if there is any irritation or itching is yest of fungus. Yeast likes a warm dark place to grow. I would tray an over the counter yeast medication like monistat, and apply to the area for a couple of days and see if that resolves it. the other possibility is a skin reaction to certain metals, like buttons or belly rings. Finding the offending item and limiting exposure and using an over the counter hydrocortisone cream will help.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I don't feel any kind of pain and it's not itchy. tha's that aply for yeast
Expert:  Dr jbb replied 7 years ago.
It may not be painful but there is typically itching. You may want to try the hyrocortisone first.
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