Hematoma after surgery

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hi all. i am 1 week post lap chole. . i have a pretty impressive hematoma under one of the incisions. i wasn't super concerned about it but my friend saw it and thought i should get it looked at. i follow up next week. no indications that it is infected. anyone else get that? the rest of the incisions look fine. thanks

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    Hi hope you are doing good. Yes I had a hematoma also on one of incisions too. I knew this was possible because of my appendix surgery I remembered I had one too. So don't worry like you said it looks fine and not infected. Way to go. We know our bodies. Hope this will help ya out. Best Healings.

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      it looks ok. the brusing is somewhat large. It can be from the surgeon hitting you stomach wall. If it's not infected you will be fine. In a week you should start healing from that. Just be watchful ok. Bye

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