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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
When do scar tissue go away. I had a lap appendectomy two months ago and i still have a tiny bump underneath one of my scars?
My daughter had an appendectomy 4 weeks ago and has what looks like suture strings coming out of two of her healed scars. Is this normal?
I have had very mild to moderate pain on my right side of about 10 months off and on, very close to my appendectomy scar, could it be a cyst?
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more