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    Belly button itch
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    sunflower72 posted:
    My daughter is 13 and is complaining that it itches behind her belly button, what in the world would cause this feeling???

    She thinks she should go to the doctor but I am just not sure that it is anything drastic.
     
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    Mohiba K Tareen, MD responded:
    It may be a sensitivity to nickel (a common component of the metal in jeans/ pants button). Does she have a rash in the area?
    Dr. Mohiba Tareen
    Tareen Dermatology, Roseville, Minn
    Castle Connoly's America's Top Cosmetic Dermatologists
    Adjunct Assistant Professor Univ of MN Dept of Dermatology
    www.TareenDermatology.com


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