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Is It Normal To Hurt While Urinating After An Appendectomy
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 had an appendectomy 12 days ago and I just went in today and everything looked normal but I am still having pain, especially when urinating.
I am a 20y female. 3 weeks post up open appendectomy and removal of ovarian cysts. Is it normal to have pain while urinating?
Pain with urination: No it is not normal to have pain with urination in this case. You were likely catheterized during the procedure and that can be very irritating and even increase risk for bladder infection. Drink tons of water, empty your bladder every time you even think you need to go. See your practitioner for urinalysis.
No: Everyone takes a different amount of time to recover from surgery. THis could be normal post op or something else brewing. Any other symptoms? fever? pain? Does it feel like your still have appendicitis? Is better than immediately after surgery? If getting worse or not improving after 2- 3 weeks you may need some testing. Ask your surgeon
Had appendectomy 9\16. Went well. Then a ruptured cyst on my right ovary a month later. Pain has decreased but my urine is cloudy, some blood and air.
Urinary Infection: Cloudy, bloody urine most often means you have a urinary tract infection. Bacteria in the urinary tract can also produce bubbles in the urine. You probably need a urinalysis and antibiotics for a urinary tract infection. You an get these via a consultation with a HealthTap provider or your own doctor. If you continue to pass air in the urine after treatment, you should get a full evaluation.See 1 more doctor answer
I had a lap appendectomy Saturday night, I'm now home recovering but notice almost like air from my bladder coming out sometimes while urinating. Is this a typical thing that can happen post-op?
Lap & open appendectomy 3 weeks ago. Still feel pain in lower center abdomen when urinates. Drain & catheter used. Urine test shows no UTI. Reasons?
Normal: There are a variety of aches and pains that come and go during the recovery period of a traumatic event such as an abdominal operation. These will eventually fade away in the coming 6-8 weeks. May have some residual. Also very common to become fatigued easily for weeks to months, but there is high variability of this. You can always check with your surgeon as well. Hope this helps!
Have blood in urine burning pain, lower ab pains when urinating. Is it UTI? What are the home remedies? Had laparascopic appendectomy a month ago
Cystitis: These are the symptoms of hemorrhagic cystitis. Ideally you should have a urine culture then started on an antibiotic and followed till symptoms resolve. There are no home remedies. Please see a doctor. They are definitely available where you are if you had laparoscopic appendecyomy. Good luck. Does not sound serious.See 1 more doctor answer
Three days out from an appendectomy. No decrease in symptoms and I'm again experiencing LRQ pain. I have not had a bowel movement or passed gas. Bladder pain during urination. I have difficulty sleeping and eating. Does this warrant an appt?
Lap appendectomy 3days ago. Now, when urinating, feels like tightness/squeezing in lower left abdomen. No burning in urethra. 25 yr old female.
Maybe muscle trauma: One of the ports during appendectomy is usually placed in the left lower quadrant. During urination the abdominal muscles are tightening and the injured muscle may cause painful sensation. The other 2 ports are placed in the midline where there is no muscle.See 1 more doctor answer
Hello my husband had an apendectomy & I was wondering if it was normal to have blood in his urine. Not full blood but the color of blood in his urine?
Yes but: Yes because while he was asleep under anesthesia they inserted a catheter in his bladder and took it out before he wake up. That sometime irritate the urethra and cause the color changes in the urine. If the blood does not go away or start being associated with pain or start having fever see the doctor right away.See 2 more doctor answers
Hi, I had my laparoscopic appendicectomy after acute appendicitis with pelvic absces, today I have a frequent urination, is it normal? Please
Recurrent Abscess?: Abscesses can redevelop if inadequately drained during the initial procedure. If an abscess develops adjacent to the bladder, patients will frequently complain of dysuria (pain with urination), frequency or urgency with urination. Follow up with your surgeon. They may want to obtain a repeat CT scan
I had a lap appendectomy two months ago and when I try to do push-ups, it hurts one of my scars. Is this normal? Should I give it time to heal?
Scars: Can be tender for many months. What you describe is normal.
I had a lap appendectomy a month ago and I have a tiny bump underneath the scar on my left. When I push or massage it, it hurts the whole side. Normal.
Okay..., but...: To an extent, it's normally expected for some residual swelling usually from small expected tissue fluid such as blood. Generally speaking, it's ok and leave it alone as long as feeling less tender and smaller bumpy. It takes time with various pace among individuals. Meanwhile, try resisting the temptation to push it and minimize physical activity to strain abdominal muscles. More" ask surgeon.
Is it normal to have a burning, pulling, and painful sensation on the lower left side after appendectomy? Hurts to cough, laugh, sit up, or move
It can be: Appendectomy can be done open or laparoscopically. If done with a laparoscope, this is sometimes an incision in the left lower abdomen that can account for pain. Sometimes the pain is due to constipation seen after surgery, and this can happen with open or lapif there associated fever or chills then I would contact your doctor to consider a cat scan tom check for postoperative infection or abscess.See 1 more doctor answer
I had lapascropic surgery two years ago, but my scars itch and burn. Occasionally, they begin to hurt really bad, is this normal? It was an appendectomy.
My sister just had an appendectomy two days ago. She came home from the hospital yesterday. She says it hurts to eat. Is that normal?
Vague question: Need to answer where does it hurt and when
Appendectomy 3 weeks ago. Normal bowel movements until now. Now can't pass stool. It hurts and straining a lot. Too big to pass. What is my next step?
Yes next step: Drink plenty of fluids, take mid laxatives or stool softeners and call your surgeon.
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
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