7 posts tagged with appendicitis.
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Did I have short-term appendicitis?

A strange incident happened several years ago, that I think was appendicitis but can't be sure. [more inside]
posted by zardoz on Aug 31, 2014 - 16 answers

How long after open appendix surgery is it safe to resume physical work?

I had open surgery to remove my appendix 2.5 weeks ago. The doctor (in broken English as I was on holiday) told me it would be 45 days before I could do anything physically straining, an opinion that is shared by all of my colleagues and friends/family. I work in the Netherlands as a chef, which is a very physical job. The system here is that you get referred through your employer to a specific doctor who evaluates you and says when you can get back to work. This doctor just told me I can go back to work full time immediately. Who is right? [more inside]
posted by tumples on May 30, 2014 - 10 answers

Help me relax about abdominal pain.

Help me relax about abdominal pain and possible heath problems. [more inside]
posted by sucre on Mar 9, 2013 - 13 answers

Is there such a thing as minor appendicitis surgery o

Is there such a thing as minor appendicitis surgery or am I going to be calling 911 for a student in the middle of a midterm tomorrow? [more inside]
posted by lesbiassparrow on Oct 4, 2012 - 25 answers

GTFO appendix

Pre-emptive appendectomy? Difficulty filter: living and working in remote corners of Africa. [more inside]
posted by allkindsoftime on Feb 9, 2012 - 14 answers

Are all hospitals like this?

How can I make the most of a loved one's unwanted hospital stay? I want him to get the best care possible, I want to avoid insurance conflicts, I want to support his recovery efforts, and I want to avoid going insane. [more inside]
posted by croutonsupafreak on May 24, 2011 - 22 answers

Temporary Ouch-Fixer?

I have many of the symptoms of appendicitis, but the doctors say that nothing is wrong with me. I'd like to see a GI doctor, but I'm going out of town for Christmas on Thursday. What's the best way to manage these symptoms so that I can enjoy my holiday? [more inside]
posted by chara on Dec 21, 2010 - 20 answers

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