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Had my appendix out 4days ago but i keep goi ng to the toilet about every half hour is this normal

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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not needed: to go to the ER for this unless the pain is so bad that it doubles you over and you can't function. But it is a good idea to be seen for this. Are y ... Read More

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
2-3 weeks: After the appendectomy the recovery time 2-3 weeks and you can usually return to normal activities. If done with laparoscopy technique, the recovery t ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Variable due to you: This procedure is done and the circumstances are different depending on the surgeon and the hospital. It takes a while to recover but need to give it ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. It is clear that you are very worried about your grandson. Mayo clinic is one of the finest medical facilities in the world. Your grandson's c ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: That's not the case.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Feeling: It is hard to know what you are actually feeling. However if you have fever, pain or cardiorespiratory symptoms call the surgeon
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Nope: Since you no doubt received anrimicrobials, you could have c. Difficile colitis (or not). Call your doctor.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Any significant: TRAUMA can affect your menstrual cycle...heavier flow and irregularity NOT uncommon! Give yourself a few months to re-normalize! I am assuming PREGN ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Appendectomy: By itself is not a common cause of diarrhea. Your surgeon should look for another cause such as infections. Consult with him regarding you diarrhea ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Weber Chuang
24 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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