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I have a lump that sometimes intermittently hurts near one of my laparoscopic incision. What could it be?
Hard painful bump inder my laparoscopic incision is this normal?no redness or swelling just hard bump size 2cm
Watch for now!: Call your surgeon for an evaluation of this condition. You are okay for now. ...Read more
What causes colon to move up to liver? Seen during appendectomy where 3 laparoscopic incisions were made. Very sore, took no pain meds after!
Laparoscopic surgery incision hurts when anything touches it. Hurts w/ movement. It's been a week since surgery. Should I be worried or not?
NO: you should go for follow up appointment with your surgeon., ...Read more
After laparoscopic surg below incision on belly have hard bump & is tender. Feel it more when standing not as bad when sitting & bruising below it.
Could be normal: Laparoscopic incisions go through a healing process similar to any other incision and the umbilical incisions often are a little more sore. When bruising is present, it can feel firmer 5 to 7 days out from surgery. A bruise alone will be fine. If there is redness, drainage, or increasing pain, you should contact your surgeon's office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a laparoscopic appendectomy a little over a week ago. My naval incision is lined with a white line ( pus?). I am traveling in asia, any advice?
Appendectomy: Watch for pain, redness around the incision, temperature over 100.4 f, and increased drainage. If any of these occur you must be seen locally. If not you may be able to wait until you return, but err on the side of being over-cautious: if in doubt see a doctor locally asap. ...Read more
I had a laparoscopic appendectomy one month and a week ago and i feel a lump on one of my incision. Is that normal?
Lump in an incision: The lump under your incisions after a surgical procedure are called a healing ridge. It is a collection of tissue that is part of the normal healing process. It will usually soften over the next 4-6 months. If it is painful, reddened, draining any fluid, or has a persistent mass, contact your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's been a month since I had laparoscopic surgery and I still have stitches sticking out of the incision sites. Shouldn't they have dissolved by now?
Yes and No: If they were dissolving stitches the part of the stitch embedded in the skin will dissolve and the rest of the stitch won't. Just pull the exposed stitch out like plucking a chicken If they are not dissolving then have the MD remove them. Ask your surgeon ...Read more
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