I began scar therapy on my belly button on Saturday. Is my belly button infected? (photo)
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But if you were my patient, I would tell you to stop putting things on your incision.
Scar therapy (e.g. mederma, silicone gel) can be irritating this early, as are hydrogen peroxide and antibiotic soap.
Call your surgeon, discuss your concerns and in the meantime, put nothing on the incision except a moist gauze or a little aquaphor.