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After A Tummy Talk How Quickly Will My Incisions Heal
Had my gallbladder removed 16 days ago. About how long for larger (belly button) incision to heal? Still pretty painful at times. Others look great.
Depends: on your nutritional status but n average 4-6 whks to completely heal ...Read more
I had a laparoscopic surgery 2 weeks ago and my belly button incision hasn't healed, it is white but no infection. What should I do for it to heal?
Don't worry: Will heal in wk or so , just wash with soap and water and place a dry dressing and call your surgeon for a follow up visit , you will be fine. ...Read more
Hi dri am 3 weeks after tah! ovaries not removed. My question is about rolled skin & tummy above incision, will it go away?
It should: That roll can be due to swelling that is normal after surgery or it can be from a stitch that hasn't dissolved yet. Once the swelling subsides or the stitch dissolves, it should go away. ...Read more
14yrs ago had c-section. Tummy overhangs incision a bit. 24hrs ago 1 inch section got very itchy and sore. Skin opened up. Red,raw,sore. What causes?
My csection incision smells but no redness,infection or opening and its been a month but my tummy lays over the scar which is low what's the reason?
Air: If your abdomen lies over your c-section incision, the area can't get air and stays warm and moist leading to the growth of skin bacteria. It may not cause an infection in the scar because the skin has healed enough that they don't get in but the anaerobic bacteria that grow in places that are warm, moist and low on oxygen tend to stink. ...Read more
What causes a hernia in a female after abdominal surgery (lap band removal)? Incision is four steri strips long
Many factors: There are many factors that contribute to hernia formation after an operation, including a genetic predisposition, suturing technique, obesity, post-op activity level, immune system suppression, and infection to name a few. Hope you don't get a hernia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can woman get a hernia after abdominal surgery? I am having pain on left side of incision, feels like pulled muscle. (surgery was lap band removal)
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