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A 23-year-old female asked:

I had a key hole surgery to remove an ectopic preg 3/4weeks ago. my belly button is now red and smelling, and clear discharge. is it infected?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion . Keep the area clean and apply topical antibiotics. Seek prompt evaluation for potential need of oral antibiotics/X-ray /labs. F/U with the doctor who performed the surgery .
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