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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Need To Be Seen: A small amount of drainage is not uncommon at the belly button following laparoscopic surgery. However, a superficial infection is possible. Common si ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Can be: Firmness at a healing scar can be normal for several months after surgery. If you are concerned see your surgeon.
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A 37-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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Abdominal surgery: Telfa pads with gauze dressing is best. i would advise you to see your surgeon for follow up if your wounds arent healing. hope that helps
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A 40-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 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
NOT serious: After major laparoscopic surgery like colectomy , some times incisional hernia develops , if it happens will need simple surgery to repair it.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: Keloid or at least hypertrophic scar. Excision, steroid injection, topical radiation are alternatives. Consult with your surgeon or a dermatologist ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Surgery: Although this will probably turn out to be nothing worrisome, a good rule of thumb is that anytime something unexpected happens after a surgery, you s ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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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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