A 39-year-old member asked:
what does the scar from gallbladder surgery look like?
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Dr. Michael Matthew answered
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 3 1-2cm incisions, but it sometimes is done through one larger 6 inch incision below the right rib. It some specialized centers it can be done through the vaginia or mouth/stomach resulting in no external scars.
Answered on Apr 1, 2019
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