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Had laproscopic hysterectomy. Have mucus like clear discharge and white pus at incision site. Normal?

I am 46 and am 2 weeks post op from a laproscopic hysterectomy. I have one ovary left and a small part of my cervix. I have felt great this far and just saw my doctor 2 days ago. My first question is that I have a mucus like ,clear discharge ,resembling egg white from a freshly cracked egg,no odor but a slight burn around my vaginal opening, Is this okay? Secondly, the incision in my belly button was moist and left a small white moist scab.When I saw my doctor he cleaned off,now I have a clear white puss that forms in that spot. It has no odor.I am cleaning it with alcohol and bacterial ointment. Is this normal or should I be worried about the discharge in my belly button.
Asked On : Wed, 1 May 2013
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Hi welcome to Health care magic forum.
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You are 46 years old. You had laproscopic hysterectomy leaving an ovary and part of cirvix. You had mucous like discharg, no odour but a slight burning around the vaginal opening. An incision in your belly button was moist, and has a white scab.
Whenever there is moisture post operatively suggests some infection. There appears to be an infection.
I advise you to consult your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. You may need to have culture and sensitivity of the discharge besides other routine tests for confirmation.
Wishing for a quick and comfirtable recovery.
Best regards.
Answered: Wed, 1 May 2013
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