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surgery and swelling

hi mum had full hysterectomy and some bowel removed (surgery) 3 days ago all is well recovering nicely.  i just wanted some advice please: her tummy has swollen a bit is this normal?? has anyone else experienced this?? hope everyone is doing well x
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Swelling is normal-aka swelly belly.
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hi thanks for your quick reply.
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hi, thanks for your reply, hope you are also doing well x
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Swelling is very normal.  It can take up to 4-6 weeks for the swelling to go completely down.  Glad to hear that your mum is doing well.  Kasie
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