A 31-year-old female asked:
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shoulder pain for three weeks after a laparoscopic to remove the fallopian tube - what should i do?

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Dr. Ron Wright
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor: Shoulder pain shortly after laparoscopy is common due to trapped gas under the diaphragm. But 3 wks later is a bit unusual. This could be from scar tissue, bleeding, or rare late gas retention. See your gyn to get things checked out.
Answered on Dec 5, 2018

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