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Appendix surgery, pain in left and right side, pain where surgery was performed

Hi, i have pain both at my left and right sides. I had my appendix removed few years ago but i still feel pain there and on the exact spot at my left. What does these mean?
Asked On : Wed, 8 Feb 2012
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You had appendicectomy few years back. Local pain will not persist for so long. But minor abdominal surgeries may cause adhesions and intra-abdominal bands which can cause altered bowel motility and thus lead to vague lower abdominal pain on both sides. Pain exactly opposite to side of appendicectomy needs to be investigated by at least an ultrasound.Make sure you eat healthy with plenty of dietary fibre water intake. If pain persists and is severe you need to visit a gastroenterologist and get investigated at the earliest. Take care.
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