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Pain After 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
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 ...Read more
Muscle soreness/inflammation by Keyhole and pain after appendectomy 3 weeks ago, best way to make it heal better? More active worse it is? Thanks
Yes: Yes in one hand they place a foley Cather in your bladder while you are asleep and that will cause some bladder pain after. On the second hand if the appendix was ruptured and or the inflamed appendix was close to the bladder ,and or the bladder was part of the inflamed mass because of the appendix the patient will have a bladder symptoms ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post pain appendectomy pain after 3 weeks on left side. It's a strong ache that can have some sharp pain at times. Could it be gas? What is it?
Is it normal to have stomach pain a month after an appendectomy? I'm still having pain, and I don't know if it's normal.
Not normal.: Return to your surgeon with your complaint.You will need an exam.Schedule appointment. ...Read more
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
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