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Scar Appendectomy Make C Section
It's possible: Any previous surgery can complicate your future surgery. After surgery, adhesions form within days of surgery on the inside of your body. During your next surgery or c-section, the surgeon may encounter these adhesions and depending on how extensive they are, the surgery could become complicated and longer. This is usually due to distorted anatomy and scar tissue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
24 yr old c-section scar, 15 yr appendectomy scar and I am having severe ripping tearing pain in pelvic area. Shouldn't these adhesions be removed?
Appendectomy @ age10, 1969. Got gangrene; stitches left open to drain for 6 mo. C-section, 20 yrs ago, adhesions removed. Now I have extreme pain that keeps me awake at night. What are my options?
Complex Good Problem: Solving must be done in person. Obviously, by hx, you have had unusually poor healing, problems allowing persistent infection plus continued formation of scar tissue. What are the odds some of these same issues are continuing at soul, mind, complex/fragile brain+body levels? High. If we are in charge of our body, then perceived/actual injury/pain, no matter basis, can be continued/grow life long. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Scar: In the normal phase of healing, it is common for the surgical scar to be a dark red color for several weeks. Scar color becomes lighter with prolonged healing, sometimes over 6-12 months. Watch for signs of infection (spreading redness in the skin around the scar). See your surgeon soon to check that you are healing properly. ...Read more
Depends...: Most appendectomies are now done laparoscopically. This leaves several very small scars on the abdomen where the instruments and laparoscope are inserted. Traditional open appendectomy is performed through a small horizontal incision in the right lower abdomen between the umbilicus and anterior superior iliac spine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: What the scar looks like has too many variables to say without more information. It depends on the surgical approach: open or laporoscopic, and also if the appendix is ruptured at the time of surgery. No matter what the scar the surgery is important to save your life so heed the advice of your surgeon. The scars can maybe be revised in the furure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Depends: If it is an open appy it is in the RLQ of the abdomine either Straight (Rocky-Davis) or Angled downward (McBurney). If it is Laproscopic then it's usually 3 small incisions. One subumbically, one in the LLQ and another suprapubically ...Read more
Appendectomy: If the scar is still hurting it really depends on the time from surgery. Scar pain after surgery for two to three weeks is normal. If you are months out then you need to contact the surgery and make sure there is no infection or other possible problems. ...Read more
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