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How much time does it take peritonitis to heal

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say!: Peritonitis is an infection within the abdominal cavity with manifestation of infection on the lining of the abdomen and the lining of the bowel and o ... Read More
Dr. Jason Bodzin
50 years experience General Surgery
Variable: It depends on the cause of the peritonitis, if it is associated with peritoneal dialsis, it amy be a matter of a week or two on antibiotics with or w ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Most of the time: Peritoneal dialysis is switched to hemodialysis , repeated infections ( peritonitis ) will obliterate the the peritoneal space , fibrous tissue grows ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
62 years experience General Surgery
NEITHER: You should check with a urologist, my best bet is nothing serious just over spasm, but infection should be ruled out as well as your specimen of your ... Read More
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A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Very soon.: Initially the patient appears better and and experienced clinician realizes that portends disaster because the appendix has ruptured! If not operated ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Peritonitis due 2 an: -infected appendix takes a while 2 clear even though the infection is gone. Constipation could B from Ur pain med. belly button pain, if done thru a l ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Thoughts : Irritation- itis Peritoneum is the inner lining of the abdominal cavity. Perforation of bowel, colon, appendix and some other conditions cause abs ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
You can't: This needs immediate er attention and always will result in a hospital admission, likely abdominal surgery and high dose antibiotic treatment. You ca ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Examination: Physical examination by your doctor to determine degree of abdominal pain, fever, vomiting. Blood tests may show signs of infection or elevated white ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Pain: The inner lining of the abdominal cavity is called the peritoneum. It has an abundant supply of pain fibers and, when inflamed (peritonitis), will ca ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Hard to imagine that you would ignore this complication of bowel perforation with growth of bacteria (from the gut) in the open spaces in your belly. ... Read More
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