A 24-year-old female asked:
Had my gallbladder removed over a month ago and my belly button around my incision is painful and pressure when i press around it, what does it mean?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 27 years experience
May be normal: Sometimes the belly-button incision takes a long time to stop being sensitive. Alternatively, if it is red, warm to the touch or oozing, there could be infection and you need to be checked. Another possibility is a small hernia at the belly button. See your surgeon for a check up.
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