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04 Dec 2005

total abdominl hysterectomy pain on left side of abdomen
hi doc

i had a hystorectomy on wed the 30th got home yesterday and now pain starting i did not have pain since my op. but started yesterday i was home and walked around alot and its a strong pain as i get up now i cannot walk around as i did yesterday i cant lay on my side only when i lay on my back does the oain subside. should i be worried? it s feels like a stitch and its a burning warm worries me that this only sarted yesterday and my op was on wed as i meantioned. i have had bowel movments and i am 46. please advise if i should be concerned. thanks michele
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01 Jan 0001

It is still very soon after your operation and some pain and discomfort will be normal. If it is severe, yiou should phone your gyanecologist. You should take things easy and not walk around a lot at this stage.

Best wishes
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