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How long does swelling and bruising take to go down after abdominal surgery( laparoscopy including diathermy and appendectomy)?

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In brief: A couple of weeks

If it's longer, there could be ongoing bleeding.

In brief: A couple of weeks

If it's longer, there could be ongoing bleeding.
Dr. Scott Welker
Dr. Scott Welker
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Varies

The swelling and bruising after the surgery you list could last only a few days or it could take several weeks to fully resolve.
If the symptoms are getting worse instead of better over time, you should see your surgeon.

In brief: Varies

The swelling and bruising after the surgery you list could last only a few days or it could take several weeks to fully resolve.
If the symptoms are getting worse instead of better over time, you should see your surgeon.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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