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2nd day after gallbladder surgery still in pain with trapped gas how long till this goes away? Also having a stabbing feeling in right shoulder

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In brief: 2-3 days

stabbing feeling in shoulder is probably trapped gas, it gets better. Give it another day.

In brief: 2-3 days

stabbing feeling in shoulder is probably trapped gas, it gets better. Give it another day.
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Residual gas rises under the diaphragm and causes irritation. The nerve to the diaphragm and the deltoid muscle is the same hence shoulder pain
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