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Can You Explain How An Appendectomy Is Done
General Surgery: Appendectomy is one of the most common operations performed by a general surgeon. The traditional operation involves making a 1"-3" incision in the right lower abdomen; this operation can also be performed via laparoscopy using 3 small incisions. Either way, the surgery requires general anesthesia, and the appendix is permanently removed along with it's adjacent blood supply. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Had an iv for 2 days. Now all around the site is swollen. Not painful but noticeably swollen. Is this normal? Had an appendectomy done.
Only plastic surgery: If it is a big concern to you, you should consult a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist.Lasers may be able to correct it or you may need fillers otherwise leave it alone. ...Read more
Hi i recently got an appendectomy done 4 days ago, and right now, i'm starting to eat somewhat solid foods. Is it ok for me right now to eat that now?
I had a laproscopic appendectomy 2 weeks ago and have just been very stressed and slammed a door, now I've got a lot of pain. Could I have done damage?
Possibly: First of all, take a nice big deep breath. I am sorry that stress is getting to you. You cannot let it beat you. It is possible that during your physical outburst, you may have done damage to one of the sutures inside. If the pain persists or gets worse, please see the surgeon who did the operation, or his/her partner soon. If an area near an incision gets hard and painful, see someone sooner b ...Read more
A little pimple popped up right under the appendectomy site about two days ago
the pimple has opened and all i see is surgical thread sticking out from my skin. The surgery was done a year ago.
Just got appendectomy done a day ago. Home now. I'm bloated so it's heavy on my chest once I burp it gets better. Is this normal?
Abnormal: BUT not that unusual. Small meals, bland, liquids- soups. Your surgeon will give instructions I think. Go slowly! ...Read more
I had an emergency appendectomy two days ago. The procedure was done laparoscopically. I just found a very large bruise on my penis....Is this norm?
No: Blood from one of the trocar sites may be moving down to the region of the penis. Not normal but can happen on occasion. A small amount of blood under the skin can make give the appearance of a large bruise. Generally not a reason for concern. I would make an appointment to see your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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