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What precautions should be taken after appendix operation? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 15-Jan-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Abdominal Pain
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
User:hi sir
User:i am suffered from appenditisis
User:also i have gone through appendectomy
User:please give suggestion on precaution to be taken after operation
User:because i am doing field job
Doctor:Ok as such there is no such things that be avoided to prevent recurrence
Doctor:However general measures post surgery have to be followed
Doctor:Do not lift weight
Doctor:Good nutrition with fibre rich food
Doctor:Ample fruit and nut
Doctor:When was the surgery done
User:18 th dec
User:but have some pain in right lower side of abdomen
Doctor:Ok that pain could be due to slow moving of bowels
Doctor:You should move the bowels daily with fibre rich food
Doctor:Do not worry
Doctor:You can take pain tablets given by your doctor if you have too much to tolerate
User:sir can i drive my car
Doctor:yes make sure the brake pedal is slightly loose so that your leg would not press or increase pressure
User:ok sir
User:sir also i have allergic throat infection from last 2 years
User:i have taken lot treatment fro ENT specialist on same
User:but problem cont.
Doctor:If you are clear that you have allergic throat infection ENT specialist would not be able to provide you 100% treatment
Doctor:A lot of efforts should come from you
Doctor:'YOU' should participate on your own to identify the allergen and avoid it
Doctor:That is the only way to treat it
Doctor:The medicines would help only to relieve the symption arrived after allergen
Doctor:so Identify the allergen and try to avoid it
Doctor:However the allergist/ENT surgeon can help you identify the allergen most time
User:but i am only saying allergic
User:ent surgeon tell threir different observations like low immunity, allergic, or may due to any other factoor
Doctor:Ok do these tips
Doctor:1) Everyday on getting up gargling with warm water and salt
Doctor:2) Every day when you get to office or back home from office, wash your nose, ears, mouth, eyes and face with warm and salt water
Doctor:3) Wash your bedsheets every three days in hot water
Doctor:4) Keep sipping warm fluids whenever you have throat pain
Doctor:What you have could be long standing problem
User:no sir
User:dry throat infection with reddening
Doctor:So you should follow the above things
Doctor:and get back to me in 5 days
Doctor:check if you have any results
User:ok sir
User:thanx a lot
Doctor:Hope this is helpful
Doctor:Please chat with me after few days
Doctor:we can think of other ways
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me
Doctor:Bye for now
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