What is Appendectomy?

Removal of appendix is called appendectomy. An appendix is infected and inflamed causing great pain in abdomen. Appendix is attached to cecum of large intestine. Appendix is a non-functional organ. It is ligated at the end and separated from cecum and taken out.

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iju st found out that a friend of a friend is 3month pregnancy,the just told her that she had appendectomy and the doctor want to give a...

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Hello dear,I understand your concern.In my opinion any non.emergency procedure is planned in 2nd trimester.But for emergency conditions like...

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Hi I had an appendectomy at the end of may. I have notice I sometimes pass blood within my stool. can you advise is this a common effect after an...

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It is unusual for blood in stool to be related to appendicectomy so long after the operation. I usually see it in the first week after operation....

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Oldest daughter has been having lower right side pain for 10 years. we think its her appendix. in and out of hospitals everything normal from all...

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Well, the cost of appendix removal depends upon which city, which hospital , which facility you want , whether you want an open appendectomy or...

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