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A 21-year-old female asked:

I've had a sore belly button for 4 days now when i press on skin near belly button it slighty hurts i've had my appendix out what should i do or can be?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Abnormal: The appendectomy done through umbilical port site, hernia, urachal cyst, hernia at surgical site can all be local problems. General surgeon is a good choice -particularly the one who did your surgery.
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