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Belly Button Bleeding After Laparoscopy
Laparoscopy involves placement of a small camera-scope into the abdominal cavity, most often at the belly button. This allows us to see and surgically rx many abdominal and pelvic diseases. This is combined with distinction of the abd cavity with co2 gas to create more space to work. This usually requires a general anesthetic, yet most people can go ...Read more
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?
Bleeding from navel: After birth, the blood vessels in the umbilical cord spasm and then seal over, and when the cord dries, the blood vessels have retraced and scarred close. Any blooding from the navel would be belly button bleeding. Bleeding would suggest inadequate healing of the umbilical cord stump or presence of inflamed tissue such as a pyogenic granuloma. ...Read more
No: I don't see how these two would be related. If the bleeding persists you should see a doctor. Take care! ...Read more
Why is my belly button bleeding? I don't have a piercing. It looks like it ripped open on the inside. It's not dripping out but it moist with blood.
Omphalitis: Belly button infections are very rare in adults. It may be due to something as simple as a skin infection or infected hair follicle. I would recommend local wound care and antibiotics. If it returns, a ct scan is needed to check for any umbilical cord-related remnants which may need to be removed. ...Read more
See below: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I just had a cystectomy yesterday and I just wouldl Ike to know if belly button bleeding is normal?
Why is my belly button bleeding and painful? This started 2 days ago after I had mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD removed. Please help...
Association: I have heard no accounts, nor can think of any reason removing an iud would make your belly button bleed. Honestly, outside if trauma, I cannot imagine why your belly button would be bleeding. If its heavy get examined but it's not related to the iud in any way I can imagine. ...Read more
5 month old duaghter we were in bath I noticed her belly button bleeding I can pull it back there seems to be an opening she seems to be fine no crying no fever
5: 5 months old is a little old to still be having problems with the belly-button. Most kids lose their umbilical cords a few weeks after they are born and the belly button heals within a few days after that. It could be an infection, injury, granuloma or something she was born with, but if her belly button is draining or bleeding, she should be seen by her doctor. ...Read more
Hi I have had nausea, pain above belly button, bleeding between periods, more than 30 day menstrual cycles what could it be?
See your GYN: First thing is to check a pregnancy test if you are sexually active (even if using contraceptives). Some women have abnormal spotting while they are pregnant. Either way, you'll end up seeing your gynecologist: if positive for management of the pregnancy, and if negative for further evaluation. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with ovarian cyst and I had a laparoscopic surgery on Monday but now I'm bleeding I'm not sure if it's a period or not and I also have a stabbing pain underneath the belly button where the incision was made?
Not even a week: A lot of times during laparoscopic Gyn surgery a uterine manipulator is placed to assist in visualization. This can cause some spotting. The camera is typically placed through an incision in your belly button which certainly would be sore. Contact your Gyn surgeon to confirm that your symptoms are expected based on the surgery performed. ...Read more
Laproscopy done week ago, stage 3 endo! Walked a mile and light workout, belly button now bleeding a little! Is this ok?
Bleeding after intercourse and right side pain. Partial laproscopic hysterectomy 9 years ago. Belly button pain as well.
3 problems: 1. Bleeding after intercourse in some one who has had a hysterectomy is not common. The doctor will need to do an exam to determine where the bleeding is coming from since you have no uterus. 2. Right sided pain if severe and/or associated with nausea, fever or vomiting could indicate appendicitis and prompt evaluation is needed. 3. Umbilical pain (belly button) could indicate a hernia. ...Read more
How long after?: Some scarring after any incision is normal. The umbilical incision commonly used with laparoscopy is no exception. The change in appearance could be anything from the scarring process to a hernia. Have the surgeon who did the procedure look at it. It may just need a little more time, or may need something done to correct a bigger problem. ...Read more
I had a laparoscopy 5 weeks ago and have persistent hot pain above my belly button when sitting it extends over my abdominal area?
Laparoscopy 6 days ago and getting really sharp shooting pains below belly button when I walk or lift anything is this normal?
I had a laparoscopy and a month later my belly button is weeping, red, sore and has a small circle hole in it?
I had laparoscopy surgery 4days ago and my belly button have yellow color and bruce. And have thick dry blood on surgical site. It is normal?
Sound OK: Following surgery, a small amount of bleeding is normal and it will produce a bruise as well as a scab. The yellowish color I'm not sure of... But, it might be what is left of the skin prep used. If you have increased pain, fevers, redness or drainage- see your doc. Otherwise seems within normal. ...Read more
Is it normal to have pain and a lump at belly button incision after laparoscopy to remove gallbladder about 5 weeks later? Also have pain under leftrib
Healing time: Everyone is different when it comes to healing after surgery. If you are overweight, have diabetes or other medical problems, or if you smoke healing will be delayed. Some people have tenderness at surgical sites for weeks. If you see pus, if the pain worsens, or if you are worried, have your doctor take a look at it! It could be a small pocket of infection. ...Read more
Dear Sir I just have done my laparoscopy for gallbladder stone. I m having water leaking from my belly button. Not so much.
Contact Surgeon: When one has a post operation complication they must inform their surgeon. You were sent home with specific instructions for your post operation care. You have a complication. Please let the surgeon know. ...Read more
Is it normal that the surrounding of my belly button is really hard and in pain a week after laparoscopy?
I had a laparoscopy a month ago, my belly button is weeping and red. There is also a tiny hole in it?
After birth, the blood vessels in the umbilical cord spasm and then seal over, and when the cord dries, the blood vessels have retraced and scarred close. Any blooding from the navel would be belly button bleeding. Bleeding would suggest inadequate healing of the umbilical cord stump or presence of inflamed tissue such ...Read more
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