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Fluttering belly button, skin discolouration, twitching eye. Stress?

Hey. I ve been experiencing some fluttering under my belly button recently. I am a 21 year old male. I also have skin discoloration on my inner elbow (it was reddish at first, it has been 3 weeks now and it is now a very light - almost faded - brown). My eye also has a constant twitch. I have no idea if these three are all related, but my inclination is that it might be all from stress. Is this possible?
Asked On : Thu, 19 Apr 2012
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Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

Your symptoms such as fluttering of the nelly button and twitching of the eye could be anxiety-related. Anxiety can manifest itself with not only psychological symptoms, but with physical symptoms also. If you are having recurrent such symptoms or having difficulty managing your stress, then I would advise you consult a psychiatrist for a detailed psychological assessment and further treatment. There are effective treatment options - in the form of medication or counselling / psychotherapy which will help you overcome your problems.

Wish you all the best.

- Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar
Consultant Psychiatrist
Answered: Sun, 28 Oct 2012
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