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Abdomen Soreness After A Gallbladder Surgery
Lap gallbladder surgery a week ago bruise around belly button was yellow then green now getting purple in it and sore? Is this normal it was not sore?
Normal: You are describing how a laparoscopic GB is performed. The approach to placing the scope requires severeal ports, one being near the umbilicus. At times when there is some of blood at the site under the skin, the hemoglobin breaks down with the sequence moving from purple to eventual yellow of the fial degredation to bile pigment. ...Read more
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
Gallbladder surgery 2 months ago.if i use my abdomen to lift my kids gallbladder side get swollen. A little painful and cant sit straight. normal?
Surgeon: Follow up with your surgeon. You may not be ready for strenuous activity. Sometimes surgery sites are associated with hernias. Have it checked and if unclear an ultrasound may help. I hope you recover soon. ...Read more
I feel like the top of my abdomen is full of air. I had laproscopic gallbladder surgery 4 days ago. My bowels are moving normally. What can cause this?
Air: you are right you do have air inflated in your belly for lap chole. Call your surgeon if don't feel better soon. ...Read more
Is it possible to get a gallbladder attack after gallbladder surgery? Sometimes i get sharp pains out of no where on my right side of my abdomen.
May be: Something else. How long ago was your surgery? If the surgery was recent then muscle and gas pains can come and go & sometimes can be worse with large or fatty meals. If the surgery was longer ago then see your family doctor for an evaluation as pains can come from many sources. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I lifted something heavy a week and 1/2 after gallbladder surgery via laparoscopy. Very sore around main cut. What could it be?
Hernia: Skin intact, but underlying tissue -fascia can disrupt. Be examined to be sure. Likely just sore. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, but it depends on what type of hernia in terms of location and severity. A groin hernia or complex hernia would probably not be best to do at the same time. A relatively straightforward umbilical or incisional hernia can be done at the same time, but it also depends on the condition of the gallbladder. Discuss with your surgeon to find out what's best for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm four weeks post gallbladder surgery, my bra is rubbing against one of the incision sites making it red, swollen and sore?
Call your surgeon: Call your surgeon, try a different bra. ...Read more
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