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hi. my daughter (13) had her appendix removed on april 4th. she had an open appendectomy. she was told not to play sports or dance for two weeks. she went to dance practice last night and felt what she described as a 'pulling' inside and stopped danci

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Dr. Carla L. King
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Call her surgeon: Everyone heals at their own rate. She may have needed a little more time to heal. Your daughter made the right decision to stop her activity. Take your daughter back to the surgeon to have her re-evaluated to make sure no damage was done. She may just need to rest a little longer from her surgery. Her surgeon can examine her abdomen and help determine when she can fully return to normal life.

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