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scar tissue after gallbladder surgery

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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Make sure not hernia: You should make sure this is not a hernia.
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Scar: It could be a thick scar in the area. See a plastic surgeon.

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
18 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Internal scar tissue: Dont present as lumps. You didnt state where exactly is the lump. If its at the site of incisio. Then it could be an incisional hernia. Bruising may o ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juris Bunkis
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
See your doctor: Could be a thousand and one things, including cancer! go see your doctor!
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Boardman
24 years experience General Surgery
Laparoscopy OK: Abdominoplasty is a soft tissue operation. You will have some scarring in the skin and fat underneath but that should not prevent an attempt at a lapa ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends....: On how much scar tissue, ability and safety of laparoscopy approach, technical skill and experience of surgeon, and ability to get to, maneuver, ident ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Rare: Depends on how the surgery was performed. Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery very rarely leaves any scar tissue. Open gallbladder surgery can cause more ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Why scar tissue?: Scar tissue by itself doesn't usually cause pain. Have you ruled-out other causes of the pain? Ulcers? Gastritis? Pancreatitis? A retained bile duct ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Matthew
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends on surgery: In all cases the scar is not that bad. Usually the gallbladder is removed with a camera and othe small long instruments placed in the abdomen through ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Both: The surgical site is just the location where the surgery was performed. This will always be the same as your surgical location neither moves nor chang ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Uncertain: I cannot tell why without seeing it. Seems unlikely that an incision would not be fully healed at 3 months, unless there are underlying health issues ... Read More
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