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- Feb 6 by MomRN0913I had a lap chole a few months ago and I had the classic gas pains radiating to shoulder. They told me to walk and I did, but it didn't work much. I also laid on the opposite side of where the pain was.It definitely was the worst part of the surgery. Pain meds did help though
- Feb 7 by Vespertinas'You mean there isn't a pill I can take for this??"
- Feb 7 by GrnTeaQuote from Ashley, PICU RNYep, he had an air leak from the injured lung (remember, surgery is just expensive trauma).Thank you. I think I mean the referred pain from the diaphragm nerve (Phrenic nerve, I think). But I did remember a patient from nursing school who has serious crepitus in his neck, but I remember now that he was post-op a lobectomy, so a different surgical area. I appreciate the insight here. It looks like ambulation, pain mediation and time is really the only solution.