I have serious pain on my left side right below surgery site. It feels like pulling, tearing, and burning. Is this normal?

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Left sided pain after surgery

Yes, that is the most common site for post op pain.  That site tends to be stitched closed and that is probably why you feel the pulling.  Also, on the side you have three muscle layers instead of one layer like it is in the middle.  Because the trocar went through three layers of muscle, it tends to hurt more.  


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