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A 20-year-old male asked:

I had an appendectomy 1 wk ago. tonight i've had sudden onset nausea, feeling cold and clammy. taken maxolon to control symptoms. should i be worried?

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Probably ok: If its only a single episode, and you're able to stay hydrated, you should be fine. If you're running fevers, and/or not passing gas, and/or vomiting, you need to call your surgeon. These can be signs of ileus, and/or abscess. Hope this helps!
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