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what is bruising around belly button

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
37 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Unexplained bruising is not normal. You need check with your OB doctor.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Normal: I assume that you are describing a laparoscopic surgery. It would be normal early after surgery to have some swelling and bruising around a laparoscop ... Read More
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Common: This is common early after an operation, and i assume that you are describing a laparoscopic surgery. Swelling, bruising and mild discomfort are commo ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Yes it's normal: As long as there is no swelling, redness or drainage you are fine. Any further questions ask your surgeon
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
You may recall incid: Maybe a hickey, a pinch, a blow? Do you have pain? Are you sick? Receive an injection?
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
24 years experience General Surgery
Any trauma? Pain?: There are many reasons why you may have bruising around your belly button. Trauma to the area would be high on my list, but you'd know about that. You ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy: You would have to be 20 weeks along for this size and it would be remarkable at age 48 to be pregnant.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Gastritis/ulcer?: This group of symptoms often points to irritation of the stomach, either generalized (gastritis) or localized (ulcer), but disorders of liver/pancreas ... Read More
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Get it examined: It is very difficult to comment without having a look at the rash. Can you please upload a pic. A bruise on your abdomen could be due to a clotting di ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Injections?: Are you injecting Lovenox (enoxaparin) or blood thinners by your belly button? Can you be more specific with your medical history or symptoms?

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