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Appendix surgery recovery help please, I had my appendix out 3 weeks ago and was healing good but then after 10 days I pain on left Keyhole inner leg?
Left keyhole inner ?: Please describe further what your question is. ...Read more
The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more
Depends: If your appendix is not ruptured, you should be able to go home the next day. If ruptured, you will likely require multiple days of IV antibiotics and days in the hospital. Some patients, if done laparoscopically and their appendix is not ruptured, can go home the same day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No.: An appendectomy is one of the most common and straightforward operations performed by general surgeons. The risk of surgery is primarily related to the overall health of the patient. With acute appendicitis, the appendix, by definition, is "infected". Therefore, most complications are related to one's response to infection. Most people are home in a day-or-two and back to normal in a few wks. ...Read more
Get well and go home: Appendix surgery is one of the most commonly performed surgery , considered relatively low risk surgery , that will prevent catastrophic complications . You will have slight pain for couple of days, with early diagnosis and laparoscopic surgery you will go home next day ( most of the time ) ...Read more
I supposedly have an intussuscepted appendix. Surgery has been offered, but i don't know what to do. Any recommendation?
Surgery: Intussusception in adults may be caused by a tumor (e.g. Tumor at the tip of the appendix acts as a lead point that causes it to intussuscept). No surgery is without a risk, but if there are no contraindications to surgery with general anesthesia, it is an indicated procedure in this case. The tumor, if present, may be too small to be detected by imaging studies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post op: Depends on your surgeons preference. Most say 4-6 weeks before strenuous physical activity. Better ask the surgeon for sure though ...Read more
Leave it alone: The glue will fall off naturally in 10-14 days in the shower. It's nothing but super glue ...Read more
After appendix surgery, doing intance activities could you develope having hernia? How can you tell if you have hernia or not?
How long should I wait before going back to the gym after an appendix surgery? It was an open surgery, 4.5 cm incision. I'm 25 yo.
A few weeks: Wounds in healthy people reach 70-80% of full healed strength in about a month. Thus traditional advice is one month before engaging in strenuous muscular activity. Cardio activity may be ok earlier. Some appendectomy incisions created in a manner designed to protect muscles & may speed recovery. Check with your Doc. Hope this helps. ...Read more
After appendix surgery, and you are an athlete, you start instance training after 5 weeks, could their be some damage in the stomach?
No: The large intestine site of the appendix, is healed by then and no strenuous activities would affect the remaining healing process. ...Read more
Yes, usually fine: Eating eggs is totally permissible for those that do not have an appendix, if it was removed for acute appendicitis. On rare occasion, undiagnosed intolerance or allergy to eggs can result in a misdiagnosis of appendicitis. In this case, the symptoms (abdominal pain, diarrhea) will persist after appendectomy, since the allergy is in the intestinal tract. If this is the case, see an allergist. ...Read more
Excercise after surg: usually 4-6 weeksGet a more detailed answer ›
My husband had appendix surgery 65 years ago is having severe pain where scar is what could it be?
Could be adhesions: After a surgery scar tissues forms. Scar tissue is hard and unforgiving. Years after a surgery these formations can causes severe pain. Treatment is removal of the adhesions but remember this is another surgery so you will end up with more adhesions as the years go on ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Its almost 10 days to my laproscopic appendix surgery and i am flying after 3 days is it safe to fly?
Hy am 27 years old and my 11 years Child done an appendix surgery and after the surgery Is keepin on vomiting is it normal?
Missing data: How long ago was the surgery ? Is the kid home or hospitalized ? Any fever ? Have you called the treating surgeon ? You get the most from this site when you provide specific background information that will allow a reasoned response to any question. There is too much missing info here to be precise but it doesn't sound normal, You need to call the treating doc. ...Read more
Iam having adomanl reconstrution surgery due to a break in the surgical wal afetr appendix surgery wil this help with weight loss ?
I had appendix surgery couple weeks ago, 3 small incisions 2 small and a bigger one, the bigger one bleed a little but no pain what might reason be??
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