A 34-year-old member asked:
Been having tenderness around belly button 5 weeks after gallbladder removal. what to do?
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General Surgery 32 years experience
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Tenderness around belly button 5 weeks after gallbladder removal. What can cause this?
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General Surgery 14 years experience
Port site pain: If surgery was done laparoscopically, then tenderness may be from port insertion (a small cut to place the camera and remove the gallbladder). If that's the case it should get better over time. Talk to your doctor if it doesn't or if it's a new pain after 5 weeks post-op because it may be a sign of wound infection.
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Last updated Dec 10, 2013
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