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A 32-year-old female asked:

I had my gallbladder removed 5 days ago. now all around my belly button is yellow. it was not there before and it was not bruised before. any ideas?

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Dr. Matthew Lublin
Surgery 27 years experience
Likely bruise: Bruising can start out yellow and then turn into a regular bruise. Redness is generally cause for concern. I would get in touch with your surgeon.
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