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A 32-year-old female asked:

8 days post op from a gall bladder surgery laproscropic is it normal for my belly to be swollen no pain incision sites are healing no sign of infection.

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Dr. Buck Parker
General Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: It is normal to experience some swelling of the abdomen after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. This should improve over the next couple of weeks. If you have increasing abdominal pain you should see your surgeon before your post-op visit.

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Last updated Mar 20, 2020

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