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Smell in belly bottom when eaten meat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: General Health
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Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 681 Questions
User :   When I eat meat theres an odor from my bellu button.
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   From where may I ask?
Doctor :   i see your post ,
User :   yes
Doctor :   No there is nothing related to the smell and consumption of meat
User :   so what is the possible reason
Doctor :   there would be inspissated dirt in the belly button ( may be organic )
User :   before we proceed I dont know where u r and what is ur specilization,is it possible for me to know
Doctor :   yes, I m a General Practitioner
User :   oh ok
User :   so what else may be the reason
Doctor :   very rarely it could be infection of the soft tissue in the belly button
Doctor :   do you have pain there ?
User :   no pain
User :   some times it bleeds
User :   not much
Doctor :   do not scratch it , it will cause laceration and thus infection , the tissue inside will be very soft
User :   but did u come across this type of complaint before?
Doctor :   yes, the smell, but never related to meat
User :   anything related to cancer?
Doctor :   no,
User :   are u sure?
Doctor :   Can i ask you some details onto this ?
User :   yes u may
Doctor :   Did you have weight loss or appetite loss ?
User :   no
Doctor :   do you get frequent fever episodes ?
User :   no
Doctor :   Is there any pain in the abdomen?
User :   no
Doctor :   Are your bowel movements ok ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   then i am sure its not cancer
User :   so howto get rid of this
Doctor :   wash the belly button with antiseptic solution like dettol or cetrimide
Doctor :   do not finger it more
Doctor :   do not insert any sharp instruments in
User :   what is your specilization
Doctor :   I am a General practitioner with experience in Family medicine
User :   I dont have a clue who I am chatting to because no profile of the doctor has been provided which i think is not fair
User :   it will add more value if we know the background of the doctor
Doctor :   well if you insist i can mail you my qualification and experience documents
Doctor :   i understand , there is a process going on the same thoughts
User :   I would appreciate that then I can consult you on more
Doctor :   sure
User :   do u have my mail Id
Doctor :   yes, we do , our website provides it
User :   k thanks. running out of time
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   how soon r u going to send it
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   within 12 hours from now
User :   ok thanks doc.
User :   its my plasure
Doctor :   i have to paste a request to the CRM team and they will do it
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