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What is the recovery time for appendix surgery

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Give it time.: Emergent surgery is especially rapid, necessarily, so healing can take longer than you may expect. And, no, you really should not take more than 10mg... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Krook
General Surgery 25 years experience
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
Dr. Rafael Lugo
General Surgery 29 years experience
Not bad: Usually not bad if done laparoscopically and before the appendix ruptures. Back to work in a week or less.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
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
Dr. Evert Eriksson
A Verified Doctoranswered
19 years experience
Yes: Every surgery holds some risk.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
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
Pathology 50 years experience
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
Surgery 15 years experience
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
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Appendectomy: I would 4-6 weeks for the scar to heal properly before you engage in masturbation
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Weber Chuang
Urology 26 years experience
Not usually: Penile pain after an appendectomy is not common. If you had a Foley catheter during the procedure, you may have some irritation from that . A urinar... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
General Surgery 28 years experience
Doing too much : If you lift heavy things, cough a lot, do too much exercise before you're healed, it can cause a hernia. It would be a bulge at an incision which chan... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Skudder
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
A few weeks: Wounds in healthy people reach 70-80% of full healed strength in about a month. Thus traditional advice is one month before engaging in strenuous musc... Read More