3 weeks post laparoscopic hysterectomy: One incision looks swollen | Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy) | HysterSisters
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

Go Back   Hysterectomy HysterSisters > Hysterectomy Support Posts > Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)


With free registration, you can ask and answer questions in our HYSTERECTOMY forum community, get our FREE BOOKLET, access Hysterectomy Checkpoints and more.

You are not alone. The HysterSisters are here for you. Join us today!
join HysterSisters for hysterectomy resources and support
Reply

3 weeks post laparoscopic hysterectomy: One incision looks swollen 3 weeks post laparoscopic hysterectomy: One incision looks swollen

Thread Tools
  #1  
Unread 08-12-2017, 05:45 PM
3 weeks post laparoscopic hysterectomy: One incision looks swollen

I am just about at my 3 week post op laparoscopic hysterectomy. All of the other stitches look fine and flat but one. There a slight yellowish bruise and I only caught that with the picture I took. And I can make a cup shape with it where as the other two lay flat. It is sore in that area I notice mostly when I go to stand up. Is this normal or schools I call the doctor?
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Unread Yesterday, 05:30 AM
Re: 3 weeks post laparoscopic hysterectomy: One incision looks swollen

I had laparoscopic surgery with 4 incisions. The one above my belly button was longer, the area around it more swollen, and it was in the fold of the skin making it seem like it was pinched inward. In reading my surgical report, that was where the larger port was inserted and where my doctor did most of the work. Though I didn't have a bruise, I bruise easily and am familiar with the yellowish color of a light or fading bruise. It felt a bit "lumpy" as it healed, but that was the same with at least one of my other scars. Even now, 15 months later, that particular scar is still a bit indented and has one part that's folded a little oddly.

I would simply monitor it as you're doing for any concerning changes. Things like redness, warmth, oozing any fluid, or a fever should be reported to your doctor.

PS: Apologies... I'm certain I responded earlier, but my post seems to have not made it online. Likely forgot to hit "Submit Reply" after previewing!

Reply

Our Free Booklet
What 350,000 Women Know About Hysterectomy: Information, helpful hints as you prepare and recover from hysterectomy.
Answers to your questions
Register




Thread Tools

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
From This Forum From Other Forums
5 Replies, Last Reply 07-18-2017, Started By melona123
2 Replies, Last Reply 05-09-2017, Started By Renlish
3 Replies, Last Reply 03-27-2016, Started By Lamah340
2 Replies, Last Reply 11-20-2015, Started By Egmosley1
1 Reply, Last Reply 11-09-2015, Started By Raeskilly
1 Reply, Last Reply 05-26-2015, Started By Susie T
2 Replies, Last Reply 05-13-2015, Started By Sistaburn
4 Replies, Last Reply 11-11-2014, Started By Laura Wolff
2 Replies, Last Reply 05-06-2014, Started By CarolynArias
1 Reply, Last Reply 01-12-2014, Started By cross-stitcher5
6 Replies, Last Reply 09-18-2013, Started By emgmcv
0 Reply, Started By lyneve
32 Replies, Last Reply 03-15-2010, Started By juliephone40
7 Replies, Last Reply 06-16-2006, Started By Annettedeutsch
3 Replies, Last Reply 06-09-2005, Started By soonersweetie
1 Reply, Last Reply 07-08-2003, Started By Nancy0704
6 Replies, Last Reply 02-05-2003, Started By Dreamin
2 Replies, Last Reply 04-14-2002, Started By subtle
1 Reply, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
7 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)



Advertisement

Hysterectomy News

August 16,2017

CURRENT NEWS

HysterSisters Takes On Partner To Manage Continued Growth And Longevity
I have news that is wonderful and exciting! This week’s migration wasn’t a typical migration - from one set ... News Archive

TODAY'S EVENTS

Calendar - Hysterectomies - Birthdays


Request Information


I am a HysterSister

HYSTERECTOMY STORIES

Featured Story - All Stories - Share Yours

FOLLOW US


Your Hysterectomy Date


CUSTOMIZE Your Browsing  


$vbulletin->featuredvideos is not an array!
Advertisement


Advertisement