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How did people cure appendicitis without surgery?

How did people cure appendicitis without surgery?

Diet and prayer: Excellent question! appendicitis was only first described in 1886. Since then we've done a remarkably good job of teaching people about appendectomy. In truth most people with appendicitis probably got better on their own. For more look at my website. www.appendicitis.pro. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Appendicitis (Definition)

The inflammation of the appendix which can cause right lower quadrant pain that radiates and ...Read more


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What did people do to cure appendicitis in the past before surgery?

What did people do to cure appendicitis in the past before surgery?

There are isolated: Reports of successful antibiotic treatment for acute appendicitis. These are usually in children, or for perforated appendicitis, or come from other countries. Historically, appendicitis caused many deaths before surgical treatment became available. Also, before accurate ct imaging became available, many cases of suspected appendicitis were not really appendicitis, but some other infection. ...Read more

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Took oxycodone for my appendicitis surgery, will i be okay?

Took oxycodone for my appendicitis surgery, will i be okay?

Yes: It is common to have opiate prescribed for post operative pain. If you use is as prescribed, you should be okay. If you have further questions, please discuss it with your prescribing doctors. ...Read more

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What can I do after appendicitis surgery?

Depends: Laparoscopic surgery? Usually can gradually return to normal eating as you feel better over a few days. No heavy lifting or heavy exercise until released by your surgeon. Walking is good & stairs fine. Shower or swimming when ok by your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long is appendicitis surgery recovery?

How long is appendicitis surgery recovery?

If uncomplicated : You could be back on your feet in a couple of weeks if it was done laparoscopically ...Read more

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Which types of excercise can I do after appendicitis surgery?

Wait: Wait for 4-6 weeks after surgery, then can do normal exercises. But must ask your surgeon for their direction as to when you can do all normal exercises again. Once you are fully healed there are no activity restrictions. ...Read more

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How soon can someone/go back to work after appendicitis surgery?

How soon can someone/go back to work after appendicitis surgery?

Depends: Depends on what you do for a living, and how it was removed. Laproscopic or open. ...Read more

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How dangerous is laptroscopy surgery for appendicitis for 20 year old male ?Is it very painful?

How dangerous is laptroscopy surgery for appendicitis for 20 year old male ?Is it very painful?

Not dangerous: In the right hands. As you might have read in the new york times, a surgeons skill is far more imoortant than the procedure itself. Go ahead. ...Read more

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Does appendicitis always require surgery? My sister has the beginning sings of appendicitis, will anti-biotic's fix it?

Does appendicitis always require surgery? My sister has the beginning sings of appendicitis, will anti-biotic's fix it?

Your : Your sister need evaluation by qualified medical personnel. A computer screen is not a substitue for a physical examination. ...Read more

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Do I have to have surgery if I have appendicitis? Is there any other treatment?

Do I have to have surgery if I have appendicitis?  Is there any other treatment?

Surgery Best Option: Studies show that some people with acute appendicitis may be treated with antibiotics alone. However, most will progress to rupture (and worse) without surgery. Until we can predict who can avoid surgery, the safest choice is to proceed with surgery for all. Thankfully, this can often be done via minimally invasive surgery, a short recovery, and minimal pain. ...Read more

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