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is appendectomy outpatient

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Surgical procedure: Appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix, a small organ attached to the right colon. When the appendix goes bad, the best more durable tre ... Read More
Dr. Anthony Smith
22 years experience General Surgery
Appendix removal: Surgical procedure, usually done with minimal invasive technique which involves the removal of the appendix. Very common procedure which most people ... Read More
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Removal of appendix: It is a surgical procedure to remove the appendix. The appendix is a vestigial structure, that means that at some point during the evolutionary proces ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Yes: That's it...That's the answer.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
39 years experience Pediatric Surgery
First and foremost,: ... Discuss them promptly with your operating surgeon.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
39 years experience Pediatric Surgery
It depends: If the appendectomy was done laparoscopically, a motivated patient can get back to vigorous activity in 5 to 10 days. If done openly, it might be a mo ... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Not long-term: Any serious illness or operation can cause menstrual irregularity for a few months, but beyond this, it would be very unusual for appendectomy to affe ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Zuckerman
25 years experience General Surgery
Abcess: These can usually be handled without surgery and be drained by a radiologist under cat scan or ultrasound guidance. Once better, you may need your app ... Read More
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No official clock: There is no office timer that clocks the number of hours or days from an appendectomy until the resumption of masturbation. Haven't heard of any resea ... Read More
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
See surgeon: Pain after surgery is treated with pain medications from your surgeon. Call your surgeon if there are persistent pain issues.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Widmeyer
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Hard to say: It would depend on a number of factors. Pain after surgery is usually from the incisions, in particular where muscles are divided to get into the abd ... Read More
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