Yeast infection in your belly button

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i went to the dermatologist and he said i have yeast on my belly button.. he gave me this little foam bottle called extina.. i ran out a week after receiving it from him and its still all there and hasnt got any better.. what do i do. can i buy this product at a pharmacy, is over counter sale.. and how contagious is yeast? meaning can my family or girlfriend get it because of me. what should i do to keep it from spreading?? Please Reply.
Sounds like you have a yeast infection in your belly button...anti fungal creams and washing should help clear it up...I use Qtips ...
Yeast is a natural part of the flora of your body and in moist places it can grow out of control until it irritates. It can be in your mouth, underarms, vagina, anywhere really. You should make sure to keep the area clean and dry. Try some gold bond powder or otc clotrimazole and clean it twice a day, if it doesn't clear up you in a few days, let your dr know, ok?
Have you ever had a laproscopy? It could be due to the surgery. I actually got a yeast infection in my navel quite a while after surgery. It is a dark moist place and cooties love that. I would see your family doctor for a antibotic.
In that case, you need to clean the belly button with antiseptics and antibiotics and take some oral antibiotics. The other possibility is yeast infection of the belly button or some other fungal infection. Fungal infections often present with bad smell or odor. My advice would be to get it examined from a dermatologist and if need arises, then a KOH examination and culture sensitivity of the discharge can be done.
I thought it was a yeast infection or something, since people said you can get those in your navel, but I have never had a yeast infection *anywhere*, so wasn't sure. Usually, when I find that it has been "leaking" I swab it out with water, then with hydrogen peroxide. The peroxide always bubbles and fizzes, and recently, I have been experiencing sharp pain inside my belly button and a burning, itching sensation that last for some time after using the peroxide.
Lay on your back and fill your belly button with hydrogen peroxide. It will bubble and clean out the bacteria trapped down in their. Repeat this for a few days. Promise it will go away.
I have this reoccuring rash (?) in my belly button area (I'm an innie). I'm not sure if it's eczema or not. It only started occuring the past 6-8 months, and it's only in that area. First there's a bump and then it starts getting extremely itchy. Then it goes away after a month or 2 and then it comes back (this is the 2nd or 3rd time now). I think that it's kind of odd that it's just in my belly button. I haven't really changed any living habits or eating habits. (And no belly piercings).
Hi, I have an innie belly button, and it smells real bad. I try to clean it every night in the shower with soap, but by the next day it smells again. I can even smell the odor on my shirt in the area off my belly button. It smells alot stronger than normal body odor. Is there something I can use to get rid of whatever is the cause? It is very sensitive in there too, I once maid it bleed cleaning it. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Hello. I have a white milky discharge with a fould odor coming from my belly button. I have had 3 laparoscoies in the past for endometriosis. Could this drainage be coming from that or do I have some other infection. I have had it for a really long time. Every since about my second surgery.
( can anyone tell me what they think, or just give me some advice i noticed about 3 months ago, it looks like very dry skin in the belly button.. its white, doesnt hurt, itch or swell and there is no discharge. no matter how much i wash it, it wont go away. its just there and ugly.
I have the same thing. I was told it's a yeast infection in my belly button. I have a prescription for it, and it works quite well. You can buy yeast infection creams at your pharmacy that work the same. I hope this was helpful to you.
After a shower, I dry it out really well and put the cream around the outside, I don't really even have to put it deep in the belly button. It has eliminated the smell and stays relatively dry.
I know this is kinda gross hut does anyone have belly button discharge? I have an inner one and ever since I've been pregnant when I clean it (which I do everyday now) a white yellow smelly discharge is on the q tip.. anyone have this problem? It doesn't hurt at all.
open up your belly button more than you would normally with a tweezers and get out whatever is in there, its probably hair or some dirt in your belly button. It causes a sore belly button and a smelly puss to come out.
I have a red rash in my belly button and on both breast but it is localized to the aereolas only, it does not extend out. My breasts do not itch at all, my belly button does midly from time to time. Not even bad enough that I want to scartch it. I had the same rash this winter, but just on the aereolas at that time, not belly button. No discharge at all. Any ideas??
stinky belly button can result from an imbalance in body chemistry. try cleansing your belly button with a q-tip dipped in tea tree oil twice a day for a week... it's great for clearing up bacteria and fungus and will likely resolve it. good luck!
Well, so far it's ended up having quite a parameter. It's in my front pubic area? And up my stomach a little, below my belly button, and then into the creases under my stomach. It goes down my thighs about half way, and then up my butt crack and under the folds? of my butt? I'm not super large, but I hope that makes sense. But now on the right side it seems to be all cleared up except a little in my inner thigh, but the left side is still there. It still itches but not as horribly.
Ask your doctor to use a swab to test the belly button for a yeast infection. I have a friend whose daughter has to use a G-tube to eat a special formula because of a deadly protein allergy, and the tube site (similar to a belly button in a lot of ways) gets yeast infections all the time. The skin gets irritated, burns, cracks, and bleeds. It also puts out discharge if they don't catch the infection in time.
you know the stuff that you wash your privet with this is very gentle and it will start to kill the infection, so you need to wash your navel with this and then put some yeast infection cream in your navel and doing this everyday in 2 to3 days the infection should be gone. If not go to a Dr. and get something to get rid of the infection. NOW!!!
I do have molluscum contagiosum, which i still have a few bumps (6 inches below my belly button) and just letting them ride their natural course. The discoloration has come and gone, but seems to be getting worse lately. Also i have been expriencing pain at the tip of my penis. My Dr. said it sounded like a male yeast infection, as i eat alot of bread products, drink alot of beer, etc. So first i used monistat per his instructions, kinda helped.
Umbilical fistulas are narrow tubes the outer skin with anything inside like intestine, mesentry etc. Boils in the umbilicus can also burst and release blood and pus. In your case there appears to a severe infection, that could either be an abscess or a fistula. Please do not delay treatment. Hope this helps. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
I took a tiny tiny pair of tweezes are cleaned them with iodine and put it inside to see if there was anything I can pull out like a dog hair or something odd like that but no, instead a whiteish foul smelling ooze started coming out. I put iodine in my belly button and let it sit there for a while which burned really bad. I don't know what to do. I would go to the hospital but I have had really bad experiences there and such PLUS I don't have insurance.
I have a red rash in my belly button and on both breast. It is localized to the aereolas only, it does not extend any further out onto the breasts. My breasts do not itch at all, my belly button does midly from time to time. Not even bad enough that I want to scartch it. I had the same rash this winter, but just on the aereolas at that time, not the belly button. No discharge at all. I have had the rash now for a month and a half.
i now have a trail of it going down my belly, almost to my belly button. My husband does not have it, nor my 3 year old daughter...so i do not think it is contagious. Now I am pregnant again..and health coverage again! so, i am going to re-attempt figuring out what exactly this thing is. I looked at the images of Acanthosis Nigricans, and they do seem to be an extreme version of whati have, however i began getting them when i was thin, not fat.
The standard HSV blood tests accurately distinguish between HSV-1 and HSV-2.) In the meantime, I really wouldn't worry about herpes. If I were in your situation I would ccontinue unprotected sex with my wife, with no fear of infecting her with anything. I hope this helps.
only do it if it is your belly button, not vagina. After re-reading your post I am not sure if you meant belly button or vagina.
Hello, I cannot confirm anything without examination but it can be due to yeast infection of the belly button or due to some other fungal infection. Fungal infections often present with bad smell or odor. Keep the area clean and with a clean dry ear bud gently clean the navel. Also apply some mild steroid cream like dermacort and antifungal cream like clotrimazole and see if it helps. If the symptoms persist then oral antifungal drugs may be needed. Please consult a dermatologist in that case.
I also just started macrobid cause my new urologist thinks i may have an infection or reflux. i was in aruba in january before all this started. i am waiting to hear the results of my latest urine culture. but the pain is bad again. the doc thinks i may have a reflux from my bladder up to the kidney. i dont think i have been around anyone with TB??
Maybe your eruptions on the chest are eczema. Maybe your navel rash is a yeast infection. I really don't know. But a competent skin doctor should be able to examine you, perform culture tests if necessary, and treat you appropriatley. Good luck. Dr.
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