O/T - anyone had their appendix out - advice needed

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  1. bettylollypop

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    Hi i know it is totally off topic, however i had my appendix out november 2007 (whilst 26 weeks pregnant). Is it normal 1 year and 2 months later to still have pain under my scar?? I have been gettin some pain lately and it is quite sore. Any advice from drs or nurses or anyone who has gone through this would be great. Thanks xx
     
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    This might be nothing but no, it isn't normal to experience pain under the scar after a couple of months. If, a year on, you're still experiencing pain (or it has come on recently) then you should see a doctor.

    It's probably nothing, but you need to check that the scar tissue hasn't gone strange underneath or attaching itself to something.

    I had mine out four years ago and have never felt a thing after two months. I had a friend who experienced pain and the scar tissue needed a little surgery after a year to properly heal.
     
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    Thanks, i will see how it is tomorow then go to drs. God how sore is the pain just before your appendix comes out, i was in agony, the dr said that he would have given me about 48 hours and it would have defo burst.
     
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    Yeah, the worst pain ever. The doctor said I had a day or two before it would have burst aswell.

    But the worst bit for me was standing up for the first time after the operation. Horrible!
     
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    No you shouldn't feel any pain after the normal healing time - the pain before it is bad enough!
     
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    i've not had my appendix out but in september 2004 i had an ectopic pregnancy and had to have a fallopian tube removed (on same side as appendix actually)

    i still to this day get pain all the time - twingey sore pain. was horrendous when i was pregnant last year and when i was in labour it was pure agony. Dr's just said it was scar tissue being stretched and pulled. It twinges when time of the month and ovulation too:sigh:
     
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    Hi i was at the dr today for another matter and i happened to mention my appendix pain, she said that it is scar tissue and explained that it will hurt from time to time. Thanks everyone for responses x
     
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