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Anterior surgery question...swelly belly??



  • I find that if I do wear jeans, they have to be stretch jeans. That seems to be a little bit more comfortable than regular jeans.
  • I saw my surgeon last week and he said the swelling and very sore belly is normal and is from them retracting the muscles. Mine is swollen mainly on the left and under my ribs (8" incision). My surgery was Nov. 29. He told me it would probably be about 6 more weeks.

    Check with your doctor if you get worried about it.
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