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pain after appendix surgery

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Chest pain: Is unusual after this type of surgery, although shoulder pain frequently occurs from the co2 gas used during laparoscopy. Consult your surgeon immedi ... Read More

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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Krook
Dr. Jon Krook answered
24 years experience General Surgery
Depends: If your appendix is not ruptured, you should be able to go home the next day. If ruptured, you will likely require multiple days of IV antibiotics an ... Read More
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
28 years experience General Surgery
Not bad: Usually not bad if done laparoscopically and before the appendix ruptures. Back to work in a week or less.
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Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
No.: An appendectomy is one of the most common and straightforward operations performed by general surgeons. The risk of surgery is primarily related to t ... Read More
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Dr. Evert Eriksson
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Yes: Every surgery holds some risk.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Get well and go home: Appendix surgery is one of the most commonly performed surgery , considered relatively low risk surgery , that will prevent catastrophic complications ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
When you feel ready: If you can walk around the house and walk to the car, you may drive. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grain ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irina Kovatch
14 years experience General Surgery
Surgery: Intussusception in adults may be caused by a tumor (e.g. Tumor at the tip of the appendix acts as a lead point that causes it to intussuscept). No sur ... Read More
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Dr. Zachary Veres
18 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 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Appendectomy: I would 4-6 weeks for the scar to heal properly before you engage in masturbation
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Leave it alone: The glue will fall off naturally in 10-14 days in the shower. It's nothing but super glue
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Most likely: Due to pain meds and relative immobility. Walk alot rather than layiong around, cut back on pain meds and use an anti inflammatory such as Motrin inst ... Read More
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