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Had an appendectomy, but am currently experiencing the same symptoms as during my appendicitis. Not sure what to do.
See your surgeon....: Was your surgery recent? Pains or illness after surgery, especially after what was likely an emergency surgery for you, needs to be addressed by your surgeon. Contact your surgeon to ask questions & make an appointment for evaluation. However, if the surgery was more than several months ago, then see your primary doctor or go to an er to be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
An appendectomy is surgery to remove the appendix. The appendix is a small, finger-shaped organ extending from the first part of the large intestine. It is removed when it becomes inflamed or infected. A perforated appendix can leak and infect the entire abdominal area, which can be life-threatening. An appendectomy is done under general anesthesia, which means you are asleep and do not feel any pain during the surgery. The surgeon makes a small cut in the lower right side of your belly area ...Read more
I want my appendix out so i know i will never get appendicitis. What can I do to get an appendectomy?
I had an appendectomy 3 weeks ago. The findings say " acute mucosal appendicitis" what does this mean? What caused it? Thank you
I had an appendectomy and under final diagnosis it says acute appendicitis and periappendicitis. What is periappendicitis?
Does "acute mucosal appendicitis" need to be treated with an appendectomy or can it be treated with antibiotics? Chance of reoccurance? If no surgery?
Do surgeons reattach a mobilised ascending colon after performing an appendectomy for a retroperitoneal appendicitis our is it just left unattached?
Unattached: Mobilization of the cecum may be required when removing a retrocecal, retroperitoneal appendix, not the entire ascending colon. The only reason to reattach the colon is if the cecum was very floppy and susceptible to volvulus. I would love to know what your follow-up question is? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I Just had an appendectomy and also had a ruptured ovarian cyst. I was curious as to whether the ruptured cyst could be the cause of the appendicitis ?
No: Two separated disease processesGet a more detailed answer ›
Appendectomy in 2007 appendicitis never showed up in blood or scans my stomach is hurting under right rib cage for months dr doesn't know what to do?
If your doctor: cannot give you explanation or diagnosis for your symptoms, it is time to ask for referral to a specialist. Abdominal pain can be caused by any number of conditions, and it may or may not be related to your previous appendectomy. Ask your doctor for a referral to a gi specialist. ...Read more
Of the appendix. It generally starts with plugging of the appendiceal lumen with inflammation building up behind it. Common symptoms are abdominal pain localizing to the right lower quadrant, nausea/vomiting, and loss of appetite. Appendicitis is treated with IV fluids + antibiotics and appendectomy (surgical removal of the appendix) either as an ...Read more
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