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how long does it take to recover from surgery appendectomy

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Depend....: There is no set of rule to avoid sex after appendectomy and it has to depend on the extent of disease/infection/inflammation + the magnitude of surger ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
A couple of weeks: If it's longer, there could be ongoing bleeding.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Few days: Usually feel gassy or bloated feeling for a few day or more. Resolves once bowel function back to normal too.
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Hopefully, ~2 weeks: With ruptured appendicitis, infection has spread from your appendix to the surrounding area if not throughout your belly. You have an ileus, or sluggi ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Greuner
18 years experience General Surgery
In : In general, for uncomplicated surgeries, it is recommended to wait 6-8 weeks prior to lifting anything heavier that a gallon of milk. This is because ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Nothing: The ESR is a measure of inflammation. It will be high after any operation because the inflammation is part of the healing process.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
No most of the time: Most of the time previous surgery will not prevent , undergoing lap. Cholecystectomy, very rare occasions due to extensive adhesions may not able ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes, but why??: In the modern anesthesia era there is not a good reason to be awake for an intra abdominal operation. Most abdominal operations are now done lapaross ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Not related: Your weight gain is not related to surgery , reduce caloric intake, have healthy diet , go to gym regular basis & do exercises , be active you wil ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Any major stress, such a appendicits and appendectomy, can change your cycle. Sometimes it will speed up, sometimes slow it down.

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