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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
It varies by surgeon: I usually use 3 incisions for laparoscopic appendectomies. However, if the need arises, I have made a 4th incision once in a blue moon. Far more impor ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rakinic
38 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See your surgeon: See or speak with your surgeon as soon as you can. Answer questions as completely as you can. This could be nothing to worry about; but it could be a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
17 years experience Anesthesiology
Post op appendectomy: If the 'bump' is not red, painful or oozing fluid then its probably just some scar tissue around a stitch under the skin. Some scarring is normal and ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Call his office: I'm sure he has his practice covbered by a surgeon with the same credentials and is perfectly qualified to evaluate your situation
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Yes : I would wait a full month to resume vigorous activity after the surgery to allow for healing.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Appendectomy: Watch for pain, redness around the incision, temperature over 100.4 f, and increased drainage. If any of these occur you must be seen locally. If not ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
39 years experience General Surgery
Scarring: It could be scarring or even a minor infection.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Nomal: Healing scar tossue
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