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How bad is the pain associated with an appendectomy?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
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In brief: Post operative pain

Pain after surgery, or post operative pain is expected and treated in several ways.
First line therapy is narcotic pain meds. The pain should take a pattern of decreasing over 5 to 10 days. A pain scale is often used and subjective rank from the patient should be 4-6 out of 10.

In brief: Post operative pain

Pain after surgery, or post operative pain is expected and treated in several ways.
First line therapy is narcotic pain meds. The pain should take a pattern of decreasing over 5 to 10 days. A pain scale is often used and subjective rank from the patient should be 4-6 out of 10.
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