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Hello, i just want to ask what causes pain in right upper thigh after appendictomy? I'm now in 24days after the operation

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Dr. David Earle
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In brief: Neuropraxia

Sounds like the nerve to the upper outer thigh is bruised.
Could be from the appendicitis, the operation or a combination of both. May take up to a year to resolve, and is nott dangerous. It is also referred to as meralgia parasthetica.

In brief: Neuropraxia

Sounds like the nerve to the upper outer thigh is bruised.
Could be from the appendicitis, the operation or a combination of both. May take up to a year to resolve, and is nott dangerous. It is also referred to as meralgia parasthetica.
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