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A female asked:

Had my gallbladder surgery 4 days ago. notice a lump under incision not painful or hurt to the touch.. is this normal and when will it go away?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Post surgery: It is not unusual to have an incision which is not completely smooth. If there is no excessivew redness and you have no fevers, then it can probably wait until you have your postoperative visit with your surgeon. If not, call him immediately. Good luck.
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