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A 36-year-old female asked:

My 10 yr had appendectomy done 4 wks ago and the belly button is abit red and swollen what do i do?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Unlikely related to appendectomy. I suspect skin infection or irritation on or around navel. I would have her/him checked by primary care provider.
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