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Laparascopy Question
An_257006 posted:
Hi, I had a laparoscopy to remove a large cyst from my ovary last Monday. I have three incisions: one on the left, right, and through my belly button. I am wondering why the right incision seems to hurt the most when the cyst was on the left side.I'm curious if that's normal for other people? I'm also wondering if it is normal to still be pretty bloated from the procedure and have basically no appetite and it has been 8 days.
georgiagail responded:
Sometimes one of these small incisions will hurt more than the others. It should not last very long. And yes, it's also normal to feel bloated after this. In order to see your "innards", air is blown into the abdominal cavity after the incisions are made. For some, this can travel up to their shoulders, causing pain.


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