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abdominal distention after laparoscopic surgery

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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: As reported, your hubby had uneventful minimally invasive abdominal hernia repair - not specified; congratulation! Clinically and generally speaking, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Not unusual: Petecchiae and ecchymosis don't blanch. These are signs of bleeding into the skin These on the abdominal wall are common soon after abdominal laparosc ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Missavage
40 years experience General Surgery
Laparoscopic surgery: Swelling after laparoscopic surgery is caused by the gas used inside the abdomen. Usually carbon dioxide is used, and this absorbs in about 1 day. Oth ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Need rpt sonogram: Possible to form another cyst , most likely your pain is due to adhesions, go back to your gyn doctor will evaluate with sonogram and treat you , also ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: On the kind of open abdominal surgery you had before, the surgeon would decide whether to go for a laparascopic or open surgery. This is rather a very ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
SIBO: Since you didn't have bowel surgery I doubt your procedure directly caused the syndrome. However if you were given antibiotics or developed a signific ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
See your surgeon: You should see your surgeon for an exam if bit is bad enough. It is possible to develop an infection at that location that can turn in to an abscess. ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Sandhya Thomas-Montilus
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Go to the ER now.: may be complications of surgery. need immediate attention.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Abdominal wall pain: Should be healed. Recommend you talk to surgeon who did surgery. He or she should provide best answer and advise course of action.

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