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Lawrenceville, GA
A 37-year-old female asked:

Laprascopic myomectomy was done and it was swole where my incision was near my navel to the left. it went down but looks like its back swell. i have some mild pain too. is this normal. i had this a week ago exactly 12/5. no pus or redness either. ?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Laparosccopy: The procedure does make a hole in your abdominal wall. As you note the swelling can be from infection or abscess. A localized cyst could develop or this could be an incisional hernia. Would be worthwhile to notify your surgeon of this.
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