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Been through gall bladder surgery. Suffering from gastric and back pain. Ultrasound test reported 20cc fluid. Prescribed toradol, norco, prevacid, miralax. Remedy?

I had gallbladder surgery 1 week ago.
My surgeon had to staple during my surgery. I had a lot of pain from trapped gas pockets from scope and I have to sleep elevated. I am having pain in right side and towards back when I breathe as if a stabbing pain.
I had ultrasound done and lab work ultrasound showed 20cc of fluid where gallbladder used to be but lab work is ok.
I am now on toradol and norco
And Prevacid, miralax everyday,
I have severe reflux now
Constant epi gastric pain radiating thru back
Asked On : Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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A small amount of pain post surgery is normal also a small amount of fluid in the gallbladder area post surgery is a normal sequalae of surgery and usually this fluid gets absorbed over time. If your pain persists or increases and also if the fluid persists or increases in volume then is of concern and needs to be looked into.
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Answered: Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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