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pathophysiology of appendectomy

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
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

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A 30-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
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
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
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A female asked:
Dr. John Langell
21 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Krook
Dr. Jon Krook answered
23 years experience General Surgery
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.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
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 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
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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