Appendectomy

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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hi i made Appendectomy surgery and they removed Polycystic ovaries, before 3 months. I got bleeding while Defecation and urination just, am...

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I have a 18 year old scar on my abdomen that runs from my belly button down due to an appendectomy when I was 12. I woke up two days ago with pain...

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Hi, I recently had an appendectomy ( 11 days ago), and I am recovering well. However, when my surgeon told I could eat solid foods again, I had...

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I am having abdominal RLQ pain, bloating and no BM x 10-14 days. This is not normal for me. Should I take a laxative? History of appendectomy in...

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Hi ! My appendectomy was about a month ago now. Everything was fine and then I started having watery diarrhea that just got worse and worse until...

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About a week ago I had my appendix removed. When i was sitting outside my ankle became itchy and i noticed a black widow less than a foot away. Was...

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