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Severe abdominal pain after a laparoscopic appendectomy

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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Return to surgeon...: Returning to the surgeon for evaluation & counseling is the most reasonable thing to follow at this time, although someone online may guess the po ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
??? Hernia: You may have a incisional hernia in the umbilicus. See your surgeon for follow up
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: Contact the surgeon who did the surgery asap due to possibly serious complications which need to be taken care of promptly.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Choi
Dr. John Choi answered
17 years experience General Surgery
Right abdomen pain: Could be gallbladder disease? Ask you family members if they had similar issues, ask yourself is it worse with fatty foods, worse after eating. Seek t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Right abd pain: May be adhesions from surgery or internal hernia ( spigelian hernia) ,meckels diverticulum or gas. Internal hernia/meckels can be seen on CT/meckels s ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Depend, ...: An uneventiful lap appendectomy should not have an lingering abdominal bloating after 24 hours. But for you, it is good idea to ask your surgeon who s ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nonspecific: Your symptoms do not appear to be complications of your appendectomy, but you may be combatting a head cold. If you're experiencing urinary burning, a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: What work do you do? If it were a straight forward surgery without a lot of infection, one may be able to go back to work in about a week or so. Do no ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Biking post lap: Biking at this juncture will not stress those incisions nor any internal ligatures. Be careful that you do not fall -- please minimize risks if you go ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Unusual: to have swelling of feet on 28 yr old female after routine appendectomy , call your doctor go for follow up visit and evaluation to make sure you don' ... Read More

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