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i had my appendix taken out. they only had to make one hole into my belly button. they glued my belly button shut and now i see a small red lump there?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Scar tissue: That could be a little bit of scar tissue forming. If it is tender, getting larger or draining pus you need to contact your surgeon.
Answered on Jun 28, 2015

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