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I am 9 days post is starting yesterday I broke out in a rash covering my entire mid section. Little red itchy raised spots. Anyone else experience this? Only thing added to my pre/post liquid diet is a chewable Vitamin.

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That doesn't sound good.

Shingles come to mind, but that wouldn't have anything to do with surgery.

Let us know what your doc says!

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Yep, you are allergic to something. It could be the antiseptic they used to clean your abdomen, or one of the meds surrounding the surgery. I had exactly the same thing happen (showed up about 5 days postop). We blamed it on the antibiotic, but it's hard to say. I stopped taking the antibiotic, and the rash got better a few days later. I don't know if it would have gotten better anyway, or if it really was the antibiotic. *shrug*

You should let your doc know, either way, so they can help modify your meds, or watch and see.

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@Cpeeps23

I had something similar after surgery. It was contact dermatitis and was a nightmare. The only thing that worked was: Prednicarbate Ointment 0.1%. It's a Rx. It saved me.

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I had that too! Idk what it was. I used Body Shop nut butter and did a lot of scratching (gently). Drove me crazy though. No explanation was given to me.

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I also have it, I believe it is a reaction to the glue that they used as a dressing. Better now but I am almost 2 weeks out

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I had hives the third week post-surgery. We thought it was the ursodiol, so we stopped it for a few days. The hives did go away, but when I gradually added the ursodiol back, the hives never came back - so God knows what it was.

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