Gallbladder

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I had my gallbladder removed 4 days ago and now my belly button is very feverish and I have a rash all over my stomach and back

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    Hi Kristy,

    Honestly don't panic because that's exactly what happened to me and I worried about it. It will sort itself out but out of all four wounds, it took the longest to heal. I just kept my belly button clean and gave it time. It was fine after 2 weeks. If you are worried about infection then pop to the doctor.

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    Hi

    sometimes the incisions can become infected and you just need a course of antibiotics...usually nasty greenish  gunk is coming from wound .. The rash? Very strange .. 

    If worried pop into your nearest a and e if the GP is not open.. 

    But totally agree Jim the incisions do get red especially for me the one just below my boobs ..I really reacted to the glue for the first 10 days really itchy and sore but no infection. Then it dissolved and fantastic...

    hope it settles down .. Sally 

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    The belly button scar is the one that takes the longest to heal.

    Mine took 2 - 3 weeks.

    Hope this settles down for you

    Take care and keep in touch

    Sarah

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    Thank you all so much for your response it is getting better but is still hurts
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