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Sensitive and sore skin near naval area - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi
User :   I have a small area around my naval that is very sensitive
User :   to the tough
User :   touch*
User :   I am Male age 23 about 150 lbs
Doctor :   k
User :   It is VERY sensitive to the touch but again only in a very small area about the size of half a thumb in diameter
User :   my back also started to get a little sore and not sure if they are related at all
User :   I've been eating very differently for the past week adn didn't know if that had something to do with it
User :   or if there is something that I should worry about
Doctor :   The symptoms that you have put seems to be completely different
Doctor :   and it is not related to your diet i suppose
User :   ok, but in regards to my naval area?
Doctor :   The sensitive area is not because of your general health
User :   that small sensitive irritation, I dont think its internal because the skin is sensitive and if I put any pressure on it its going to cause discomfort because the skin is sensitive
User :   oh
User :   What could it be?
Doctor :   I cannot guess it correct if I cant physically examine it
Doctor :   sometimes your description differes from the doctors examination
Doctor :   I would suggest a physical examination by a family practitioner would do justive
User :   Is this a cause for alarm
User :   I am on Vacation at the moment
User :   And could it wait till saturday?
Doctor :   IT is of no alarm

User :   ok
User :   So I should be fine, is this a common thing?
Doctor :   if it is not coming to a generalised area
Doctor :   and affecting larger areas
Doctor :   Please fill the form I send and say done when done.
User :   ok
User :   done
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   nythging else
Doctor :   What is your location and oCcupation
User :   Is my situation common?
Doctor :   It is not common though
User :   But I should be ok if it doesnt spread
User :   to go and have it looked at on Saturday
Doctor :   yes

User :   ok
User :   Thank you
User :   You've been quite helpful
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye
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