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A 37-year-old female asked:

Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery 4 weeks ago. the top incision on the right side was itching today, instead of scratching it i lightly rubbed it. i felt a gush/pop and then burning. now very sore to the lightest touch. is this normal or a concern?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
You should call your surgeon, or whoever is covering, right away. Did any liquid come out of the incision? If so, what did it look like? Is the incision red? Your surgeon should evaluate you to find out what the etiology of your symptoms is. You can call the doctor’s office and ask to speak with whoever is on call. Good luck to you!

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