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A 29-year-old female asked:

I had laparoscopy surgery 4days ago and my belly button have yellow color and bruce. and have thick dry blood on surgical site. it is normal?

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Dr. Andrew Hoffman
General Surgery 37 years experience
Sound OK: Following surgery, a small amount of bleeding is normal and it will produce a bruise as well as a scab. The yellowish color i'm not sure of... But, it might be what is left of the skin prep used. If you have increased pain, fevers, redness or drainage- see your doc. Otherwise seems within normal.
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