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I had gallbladder surgery about yr ago. i ve been having pain were the scars are and in middle of my stomach. not sure what it is.?

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Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phananswered
General Surgery 22 years experience
Scar vs stomach : Could be stomach related pain such as ulcer. Or liver problem or scar related like adhesion or even hernia if gallbladder surgery door open. Talk to ur wise doctor.
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Scar: You may have a keloid. See your doctor. May need some injection to help.
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 32 years experience
Could be hernia: The small incisions used for laprascopic technique can occasionally become hernia. Okay to check with your doc. An ultrasound will provide diagnosis.

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