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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Good place: To start would be your surgeon who performed your operation. It is possible that you have another condition, such as ovarian cyst, pelvic infection, ... Read More
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
See your surgeon....: Was your surgery recent? Pains or illness after surgery, especially after what was likely an emergency surgery for you, needs to be addressed by your ... Read More
Dr. Robert Dorsey
36 years experience Wound care
See your surgeon: Go back to your surgeon and be re-evaluated to make sure there isn't anything wrong with your surgery and to re-evaluate your present symptoms.

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kanaya Maharaj
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Septic wound?: Go back to your surgeon immediately. If he s not available, see your GP, he can arrange a wound care nurse to do dressings. If you are systemically il ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
See your doctor: You had an appendix removed for pain. You have diarrhea for 3 months following appendix removal. You should talk to your doctor and surgeon. You ma ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Patience: Physicians are always surprised by this question. There is nothing wrong with you. And one would never ever want to force or add burden to a healing b ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Langell
22 years experience General Surgery
Possibly medicatIons: Many of the medication we provide around the time of surgery can impact appetite and food taste including antibiotics and narcotic pain medications. ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Surgical procedure: Appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix, a small organ attached to the right colon. When the appendix goes bad, the best more durable tre ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Varies: Depends if it is open or laparoscopic surgery. Usually surgery would be under an hour unless there is a lot of internal scarring or internal infection ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
General Surgery: Appendectomy is one of the most common operations performed by a general surgeon. The traditional operation involves making a 1"-3" incision in the r ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Infection: Appendicitiis is, by definition, an infection. Some patients may develop superficial skin infections following surgery. A deep infection or abscess ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Appendectomy: First of all, your symptoms have to be diagnosed as appendicitis; classic signs and symptoms can indicate the diagnosis by physical examination. When ... Read More
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