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What causes swell belly and whats happening to my scar?? What causes swell belly and whats happening to my scar??

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Unread 08-04-2003, 10:37 AM
What causes swell belly and whats happening to my scar??

hello ladies hope you are all on top form,just a quick one,why does belly swell?what causes it? today mine is huge the biggest ive ever seen it,i havent done anything i shouldn't,and my scar keeps changing colour,its normally pink but ive just been in shower and its dark purple!!im a bit worried,this isnt the first time my scar has gone like this and when i asked my gyne she thought i was potty and said she'd not heard of it before!!oh the great british NHS!!im 10 months post TAH/BSO although i did have a haematoma after op ive had a scan and been told theres nothing there to worry about,any info would be great lots of love kath xxxxxx
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Unread 08-04-2003, 11:48 AM
What causes swell belly and whats happening to my scar??

Hi ((((Kath)))) Sorry your scar has been playing tricks on you Can't offer much insight where that is concerned, since I had a TVH... Hopefully, there will be someone around real soon to some on the issue.

Regarding the Swelly Belly, the main cause for it is healing, much like a knee will swell after an injury. That's why our bellies will swell when we over do it.

Since you apparently haven't done anything to prompt this sudden surge of swelling (though, it's important to remember that it might take a day or two for the results to show), it could very well be because the last of the internal stitches are (finally) healing.

However, should the strangeness with the scar and swelling persist, especially if it's accompanied by signs of infection or by pain, do not hesitate to consult your doctor: better be safe than sorry.

Sending tons of s your way. Please keep us posted.
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