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Protruding belly button, growing in size. Surgery done for belly button hernia. Causes?

hi there i had a belly button hernia and had surgery to heal it on teusday , all was fine but yesterday i noticed my belly button sticking out again and its got slightly bigger today , when i push it back there is no pain and have got a feeling its fluid , should i be worried?? they are taking stiches out on the 28th
Asked On : Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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Thank you for the query.

If the peritoneum has been opened, the fluid will be collecting in this area for some time. It can be present for months. As long as you do not have pus discharges and fever, there is no redness and tenderness, this is quite normal, and you should not worry about it.

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Answered: Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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