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Belly Button Discharge After Surgery
More Information...: It's hard to give an exact answer without more information, however if your surgery was done laparoscopically usually one of the incisions is made in or around the belly button for placement of the camera. Your pain might be because of this incision. Do you have an incision there? The best thing to do is contact your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
I have a sharp pulling rigid pain around belly button incision after gallbladder removal via laparoscopic?
Call your surgeon: Could be a variety of things such as normal healing, a hernia, or even an infection. Infection typically with red skin. Hernia often associated with a lump. Depends on when he operation was, and the size of the pet used and technique of closure, which is why it is best to call your surgeon. They'll sort you out I'm sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more
CALL YOUR surgeon !!: U are still in the post op period and were you cleared to have sex yet, as if u were my pt i would not let you let as you could cause a problem with the incision or incisions and u could get bleeding form where the cyst is but go by what your surgeon says so please call him or her. ...Read more
Had laparoscopic tubal ligation 3 days ago and bloody discharge is coming from belly button with odor. Incision covered with dermabond. Normal?
Depends: Is there pus (purulent drainage) coming from the would or is it more like a clear bloody discharge. Also, is there any redness or tenderness around it? Do you have an fever? If any of these questions are yes, the wound should be evaluated. If not, probably normal healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, for a while: The belly button is the site where many surgeons put the laparoscopic camera, is often the largest port for cholecystectomy. It is often where the gallbladder is removed from. During closure, the incision must be closed, or there is a risk for a hernia to develop. Some pain is common, up to several months afterwards, however if there is redness, tenderness and marked swelling, see your surgeon. ...Read more
It is not.: I would see a derm as possible infection, or reaction allergy from jewelry. ...Read more
Pain 2 inches to left of navel after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. 10 days out still painful. Why?
Ask your surgeon: THis seems a long time, and there are lots of possible causes. You certainly need to check in with your surgeon and possibly be seen. You can safely use heat on the painful area, and take a small amount of whatever pain reliever was suggested right after the surgery. Good luck! ...Read more
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I had laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery 4 months ago (4 incisions). Now i'm having intense pain in the bellybutton incision site. Normal?
No: Pain this far out from your surgery could indicate that something is wrong. I would advise been reevaluated by your primary care doctor and/or surgeon. ...Read more
Call your OB MD: Call your OB MD and get checked for a urinary tract infection and be certain that the baby is O.K. ...Read more
Laparoscopic gallbladder removal 5 days ago. now slight, 5cm radius, puffy bulge left of belly button (not on incision) aches if pressed hard. hernia?
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