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Side effects after having appendix removal?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Not expected

in a simple appendectomy unless you meant complications from surgical error, which is rare nowadays, or lingering infection from a ruptured appendix which may take weeks to recover even with antibiotics.

In brief: Not expected

in a simple appendectomy unless you meant complications from surgical error, which is rare nowadays, or lingering infection from a ruptured appendix which may take weeks to recover even with antibiotics.
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu
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In brief: Usually none

Long term side effects are non-existent.

In brief: Usually none

Long term side effects are non-existent.
Dr. Mark Dickson
Dr. Mark Dickson
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