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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Doubt : Appendix if scans look ok. Could be several things. Talk to your doctor. May need to see a GI specialist to help get the best treatment

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pedro Cabrera
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Big Appendix: This could be normal for you remember most individuals fall under the Bell's Statistical curve and that is 95% of the population but there are people ... Read More
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Appendicitis risk: May be developing appendicitis. Please see your physician to be referred to a general surgeon right away. If you develop fever, vomiting, increase in ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
2-3 weeks: After the appendectomy the recovery time 2-3 weeks and you can usually return to normal activities. If done with laparoscopy technique, the recovery t ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Variable due to you: This procedure is done and the circumstances are different depending on the surgeon and the hospital. It takes a while to recover but need to give it ... Read More
A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. I Shaker
Dr. I Shaker answered
54 years experience Pediatric Surgery
It is normal to have: appendix testis is an appendage of normal tissue located on top of testicle. It is usually asymptomatic unless it twists and may cause pain but otherw ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Feeling: It is hard to know what you are actually feeling. However if you have fever, pain or cardiorespiratory symptoms call the surgeon
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It will take a while for all pain to resolve.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
39 years experience Pediatric Surgery
It depends: With early appendicitis, a laparoscopic appendectomy, and no complications, the child may be ready to return to school in 3-5 days. With ruptured appe ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Expected: From the wound, just be cautious, it might take some time, wish you a speedy recovery
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Kwon
24 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Probably: If you are not having fever or chills and the incisions have no drainage or redness, then it's probably normal.
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