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Naval Infection

About a month ago I noticed a little discharge and thought nothing of it. 3 weeks ago it got really bad and had an odor. Dr did a culture and it was a staf infection and placed me on antibiotics. zIt got better and 3 days after antibiotic was done, it came back worse. The drainage was worse as was the smell. She did another culture to find several bacerias and placed me on doxycycline for 10days and is referring me a plastic surgeon...I am 3 years post op of abdominalplasty...My dr said the naval hole is so deep...almost 3 inches...why is this happening? I keep it clean and dry!

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Miami, FL
United States
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June 28, 2011 3:37 AM

Deep suture abscess or retention suture abscess. Seek surgical revision. (more)
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