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A 18-year-old male asked:

I had a laproscopic appendecetomy about 8 weeks ago . i had some big bruising around my belly button area. the bruising has reduced a lot but i still have some bruising around the belly button area. is this normal after 8 weeks? i have been able to return

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
A Verified Doctoranswered
Trauma Surgery 51 years experience
Yes it's normal: As long as there is no swelling, redness or drainage you are fine. Any further questions ask your surgeon
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