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Is lower rib pain after empyema pneumonia surgery normal?

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Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

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Posted on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 in Lung and Chest disorders
Question: I have lower rib pain (right side) after empynema pnemonia . I had surgery to cure/scrape the lungs of the pus. Is this normal?
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 11 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes, this kind of pain is normal.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Yes, this kind of pain after surgery is normal.
Can you please tell me when your had empyema?
And when was the surgery done?
I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks
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