A 22-year-old male asked:
2months ago i got diagnosed with appendicitis, cured with antibiotics.today i sometimes feel the same pain but it comes and go.what should i do ?
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General Surgery 24 years experience
Appendicits: Even though you were treated with antibiotics you still need your appendix removed if these symptoms continue. It is called an interval appendectomy. Usually done 6-8 wkd after the initial event. The longer from your first attack the better so the surrounding swelling of the tissues subsides.
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General Surgery 29 years experience
Need to be evaluated: You should be evaluated by your primary doctor or surgeon these symptoms are very non specific and may be related to another GI issue or even recurrent appendicitis.
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Last updated Dec 7, 2015
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