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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
24 years experience General Surgery
Air in the abdomen: During SILS, you get your abdomen blown up with CO2 to make it easier for the surgeons to see. This may account for you pain. You may even be cons ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Ulcer in appendix could be just what pathologist described and usually do not bear any clinical significance as long as being asymptomatic. As to cons ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Most likely: Due to pain meds and relative immobility. Walk alot rather than layiong around, cut back on pain meds and use an anti inflammatory such as Motrin inst ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Weber Chuang
25 years experience Urology
Not usually: Penile pain after an appendectomy is not common. If you had a Foley catheter during the procedure, you may have some irritation from that . A urinar ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
27 years experience General Surgery
Doing too much : If you lift heavy things, cough a lot, do too much exercise before you're healed, it can cause a hernia. It would be a bulge at an incision which chan ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Skudder
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
A few weeks: Wounds in healthy people reach 70-80% of full healed strength in about a month. Thus traditional advice is one month before engaging in strenuous musc ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shady Macaron
20 years experience General Surgery
No: The large intestine site of the appendix, is healed by then and no strenuous activities would affect the remaining healing process.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes: There are several lesions that are benign, mucocele, carcinoid tumor, granuloma from infection, & xanthogranulomatous appendicitis. Adenocarcinoma of ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Krook
Dr. Jon Krook answered
24 years experience General Surgery
Depends: If your appendix is not ruptured, you should be able to go home the next day. If ruptured, you will likely require multiple days of IV antibiotics an ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
No.: An appendectomy is one of the most common and straightforward operations performed by general surgeons. The risk of surgery is primarily related to t ... Read More
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