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Half swollen stomach after colon surgery

Hi there! My grandfather is 78 years old. His colon surgery was performed
in January this year. The polyp was on the left side and was removed. The
cancer had spread to his liver and the chemo is ongoing. However, last week
his stomach on the left side has swollen tremendously. I read the posts on
this forum and almost all relates to the complete stomach being puffy.
Since only the left half of his stomach is swollen underneath the incision,
is it something to be really worried about? He has diabetes and his
stitches had healed 3 weeks ago and now this new issue has emerged. Can
anyone help me with any details around this if you have any? I do not want
him under the knife once again. Thanks!
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