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Diet post appendectomy

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
RLQ pain: When an abscess forms after an appendectomy it usually causes continued pain in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. The pain can be in the midli... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
You will gain: If that is the only problem, need couple wks of time to recuperate completely.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Possibly: The only correlation here could be scar tissue or adhesions from the old surgery. This can sometimes affect bowel flow. Typically it is constipation,... Read More
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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No: If your surgery was 40 years ago and this is your first episodes of diarrhea, it is unlikely to have anything at all to do with your previous surgery.... Read More
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Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Unlikely: Your appendectomy 40 years ago is not likely to be the cause of diarrhea in currently.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Widmeyer
Specializes in Surgery - Vascular
See your surgeon!: If you have an abscess, it must be drained. If it has been drained, and you are having pain from the drain, that will improve as the abscess resolves... Read More
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Dr. Clare Wilmot
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New abscess or adhes: The inflammatory process of the disease, and the surgery can kink up the bowels and cause blockage. It needs to be seen by the surgeon who operated.As... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
No: You may have an unrelated viral gastroenteritis. But to be on the safe side call your surgeon to be on the safe side.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
General Surgery 22 years experience
Could be abscess : It is unusual to develop fluid after a straightforward appendectomy but it can happen. The fluid should be drained with a needle under ct or ultrasoun... Read More
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
If you cannot: hold anything down, you get dehydrated. A lot of complciations can cause this. but if someone cannot keep liquids down, there's not much choice except... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Side effect: Levaquin (levofloxacin) can cause tendonitis, but only one dose is unlikely to be reason, but not impossible. Another thought would be that you favore... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Timmins
32 years experience
C. Diff: Have to be concerned about an infection in the colon caused by a bacterium called clostridium difficila. Most often occurs after given an antibiotic f... Read More
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