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Taken medicines for constipation post appendicitis, have burning stinging pain in stomach area with pain at incision site. Help?

i have had a appendcitis a month ago and my bowels stopped working went back to er sent home with med to make them move but cont... to stop working without help from meds now i have a burning stinging pain in my stomach area much higher than where my sugery was upper right of stomach when i try to sit or stand like something is tearing in that area
Asked On : Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Well it can be caused by intraabdominal pathology due to surgical procedure. Abscessus or intraabd. collection can occur even few months after surgery especially after the open surgery. If your pain is associated with fever and muscle guarding then go to hospital and seek for help. But also your pain can be caused by bloating and gas in your intestines. Whene you take drugs then huge amounbt of gas goes through intestines and causes cramps. So you can wait till your digestion stabilizes and see if pain s gonna be persistant or not.
Wish you good health.
Answered: Wed, 20 Feb 2013
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