A 33-year-old female asked:
Is it normal to have dull intermittent pain from daily physical activities 5 weeks after appendectomy (cutting)? I stopped having pain before...
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner answered
38 years experience in General Surgery
Where?: Are the pains abdominal or near the scar? Are your pains somewhere else? Mild discomforts can come and go for many weeks after surgery & resolves as your overall strength and muscles have returned to normal. Varies in each person & takes longer if your illness was severe or prolonged.
Answered on Jun 18, 2016
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