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Sharp pain in stomach post appendectomy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Liver and Gall Bladder
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Doctor :   Hello
User :   I had an appendectomy 3 weeks ago and now I am having waves of pain in my stomach
User :   also sharp pains behing my stomach when I go to the bathroom
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please ?>
User :   and Friday I had pain behind my ribs on my right side all day
User :   18 and female
Doctor :   well you should not be having such intense pain esp within a month after your surgery , i recommend that you get your self examined
Doctor :   is there any relationship to food ?
User :   Do you have any ideas what it could be
User :   No I dont think its food, because I eat the same as I always have
Doctor :   it can be an infection causing it , thats why a test in the lab and examination will help us to pintoint the cause and you can be treated accordingly
User :   Well I was in the hospital for 8 days and they gave me antibiotics
Doctor :   you can take some ibufrofen to subside the pain
User :   and did addiontional CT scans to make sure everything was alright
Doctor :   ok well its nothing wrong to see if there are not any complications
Doctor :   its always better
User :   ok thanks
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