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how soon should a child wait for surgery after the appendix burst

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Usually: Appendiceal fistulae are not common after appendectomy but may occur in the setting of severe infection. A low output fistula like yours will usually ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience Bariatrics
Not sure..: The diagnosis of anastomosis ulcer for an appendix should be clarified for you. During an appendectomy there isn't usually an anastomosis. So question ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No, see doctor asap: No this is not normal. It is important that you go to emergency department or urgent care if your doctor is not able to see you immediately. You could ... Read More
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Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
NO: Please call your surgeon or seek medical care asap. Perhaps you have an infection since your cyst was perforated. These are not good symptoms to wait ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If there were no adhesions that developed to block your tubes and no serious infections, you should be able to get pregnant.
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A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Missing data: How long ago was the surgery ? Is the kid home or hospitalized ? Any fever ? Have you called the treating surgeon ? You get the most from this site wh ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Post op: Depends on your surgeons preference. Most say 4-6 weeks before strenuous physical activity. Better ask the surgeon for sure though
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Personal expeirence: I can only answer for myself. My appendix did not burst but i needed an appendectomy. It definitely hurt more than any of my deliveries.
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 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikunj Shah
48 years experience Hepatology
Excercise after surg: usually 4-6 weeks

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