What do I do about these repeated umbillicus infections for 4 years? I am 18, and ever since I have had an appendectomy in july of 2007, I have had repeated umbillicus infections. 2-4 times per year, I have had pain on the right side of my belly button, a
Get examined. If any of the surgical maneuvers were done by umbilicus, a stitch, or foreign body can cause this. If no surgery, some folks have congenital urachal cysts in that area and can drain. Exam and x-rays may solve this.