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Pathophysiology of appendectomy

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Good place: To start would be your surgeon who performed your operation. It is possible that you have another condition, such as ovarian cyst, pelvic infection, ... Read More
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
See your surgeon....: Was your surgery recent? Pains or illness after surgery, especially after what was likely an emergency surgery for you, needs to be addressed by your ... Read More
Dr. Robert Dorsey
Wound care 36 years experience
See your surgeon: Go back to your surgeon and be re-evaluated to make sure there isn't anything wrong with your surgery and to re-evaluate your present symptoms.

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kanaya Maharaj
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Septic wound?: Go back to your surgeon immediately. If he s not available, see your GP, he can arrange a wound care nurse to do dressings. If you are systemically il... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 24 years experience
See your doctor: You had an appendix removed for pain. You have diarrhea for 3 months following appendix removal. You should talk to your doctor and surgeon. You ma... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Patience: Physicians are always surprised by this question. There is nothing wrong with you. And one would never ever want to force or add burden to a healing b... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Langell
General Surgery 22 years experience
Possibly medicatIons: Many of the medication we provide around the time of surgery can impact appetite and food taste including antibiotics and narcotic pain medications. ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Krook
General Surgery 24 years experience
Call your surgeon: It may be infected. Get in to see your surgeon as soon as possible. Most likely it will not require further surgery, only wound care.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Few days: Laparoscopic surgery uses gas to see. Abdominal bloating resolves over a few days. Ileus also can cause bloating. Eat small amounts at first and drink... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
General Surgery 17 years experience
Usually Yes: Everyone has a different tolerance for pain and recovery. Usually for my patients that undergo laparoscopic appendectomy, they can return to work as s... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Don't worry: With out indication no surgeon will remove the appendix , because you are afraid , of getting appendicitis . Every surgery has risk , and potential f... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
Follow the Rules: Customs vary quite a bit amongst surgeons with respect to how they advise their patients to care for wounds postop. I use "super glue" over absorbable... Read More

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