U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
TX
A 21-year-old female asked:

I had a laparoscopy done 1 week ago, but 3 days ago my belly button started bleeding, ill stain my shirts, with blood is this normal ?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Parent
Bariatrics 18 years experience
Abnormal: Any bleeding or drainage from a laparoscopic incision is concerning. Please contact the surgeon that performed the laparoscopic procedure to schedule a follow up appointment or return to the Urgent Care or ED where the procedure was performed for evaluation.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Oct 3, 2015

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.