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Roanoke, VA
A 53-year-old female asked:

I had gallbladder surgery today and i just felt 2 lump / knots near the upper incision is this normal?

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
A Verified Doctoranswered
Trauma Surgery 51 years experience
Yes: Sutures used to close the fascae and the Sub-Q tissue beneath the skin as a layered closure
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctor commented
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Right thing to consider. If getting bigger and more tender with ecchymosis over the nest 2-5 days, occasional hematoma of incision may occur. More over time? Ask the surgeon timely.
Jun 27, 2015
Last updated Feb 3, 2021

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