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Had back surgery done. Has back pain and massive bruise near incision. Advice?

My girlfriend had back surgery a couple months back and she can feel when it is going to rain due to what I believe is changing pressure. She was complaining about her back hurting and when she lifted her shirt she had a massive bruise near the incision. She cannot remember hitting it in that spot to the point where it would bruise. What happened?
Asked On : Thu, 2 May 2013
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The massive bruise near the line of incision is due to a blood collection under the stitch line. This needs to be examined by the surgeon and if the bruise is large enough then surgical drainage should be considered.
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Answered: Fri, 3 May 2013
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