• how much pain should I have now after colorectal surgery 3 weeks ago, infected incision, after 10 days of antibiotic I coughed all night

    Asked by mimom1 on Monday, July 30, 2012

    how much pain should I have now after colorectal surgery 3 weeks ago, infected incision, after 10 days of antibiotic I coughed all night

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      abrub

      You still have a lot of healing to do, particularly with an infected incision (mine took about 8 weeks to heal.) Do whatever you have to in order to stay ahead of the pain, and expect it will last a while longer. However, if you have any concerns, please contact your surgeon.

      about 5 years ago

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