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Pain management for pain post appendectomy, constipation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi i had an appendicitus laproscopic operation 3 months back but it pains alot these days
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   are you there?
User :   28
Doctor :   Since how long are you having the pain?
User :   1 month
Doctor :   Were your routine tests repeated after the surgery?
User :   like ? i had no test
Doctor :   Did you have any blood tests, urine tests after the surgery?
User :   no
User :   i do have a diverticulum which was diagnosed during the surgery
Doctor :   Did you go for follow up examination to your treating doc after surgery?
User :   i have lost 10 kg after getting operated
User :   no
User :   also lost on appetite
User :   also can u recommend me a diet
Doctor :   It will be better to gt yourself examined and investigated by your treating doc.
Doctor :   Sometimes the pain is also because of the nerve entrapment and it cannot be commented without examination.
User :   k wat diet shud i follow
Doctor :   Do you have any constipation?
User :   yes
Doctor :   1)Take fibre rich food as dals, beans, eggs, cereal.
Doctor :   2)Drink lots of water
Doctor :   3)Have more of fruits and juices in diet.
Doctor :   High intake of fibre will also help you relieve your constipation.
User :   one more help how can i quit smoking
Doctor :   4)Follow a regular diet pattern.Never skip a meal.
Doctor :   For that first you have to be motivated and be sure that you want to quit smoking.
User :   yes for sure
Doctor :   You can have Nicotine chewing gums or patches which help in quitting.
User :   i have quit drinking also
Doctor :   Always when you feel like smoking take some mouth freshner.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Drinking you have to quit as you already had appendix operation.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
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