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How long does it take for the swelling to go down in abdominal surgery?

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In brief: Depends

What was the surgery? How long was the operation? Was it open or laparoscopic surgery? Generally several days to a week or more may be needed depending on all of the above.
Eat light, avoid constipation, contact your surgeon for concerns or problems like increasing pain or recurrent vomiting.

In brief: Depends

What was the surgery? How long was the operation? Was it open or laparoscopic surgery? Generally several days to a week or more may be needed depending on all of the above.
Eat light, avoid constipation, contact your surgeon for concerns or problems like increasing pain or recurrent vomiting.
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