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i wonder if you can help me i am black woman with swollen belly.

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i wonder if you can help me i am black woman with swollen belly. The skin around my belly button is very dark. The skin around the bottom part of my belly has a shade of pink. The sides of my belly look like they have pin hole punctures. These areas feel very hard and sore.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
How long have you had this?
can you take a picture of it for me?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I have suffered with this for over 3 months and it has got progressively worse.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
can you show a picture?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Do you have email address so I can show you the picture
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
email to***@******.***
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I sent a email
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Ok it's gonna take a while for me to get it
I will get back to you when I do
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
I got them.
This appears to be a skin infection
You need antibiotics or anti fungals or both
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

How would i have developed this?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Usually there is no good reason.
Bacteria or fungus that normally lives on the skin causes infection
Small breaks in skin can do this
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
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