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    Is it abscess?

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    I keep getting a painful lump I think is a abscess on op scar it does not get mucky etc just spreads to about 3 inches this goes on for a week then goes only on my right side I have a history of health issues nothing major mainly hormonal, 3 ceserian 20 + years ago ab hernia repair twice 10 + years ago.
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  • Prof Rodney Sinclair

    Dermatologist (Skin Specialist)

    Professor Sinclair is a Professor of Dermatology at the University of Melbourne and Director of Sinclair Dermatology. He is past-president of the Australasian Society for … View Profile

    Another possible explanation for thickening in an operation scar is scar hypertrophy or keloid.  If you are concerned see the surgeoun who did the operation for review.

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