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A 36-year-old member asked:

My belly button incision from gallbladder removal is bruised?

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Dr. Chivukula Subbarao
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
Don't worry: It is going to get better in 3-4 weeks.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Normal: Surgical site bruising is common ; temporary. If there is concern of infection with increasing redness then contact your surgeon asap.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2013

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