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Had appendectomy, now felt a pop in my side.

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Hi everyone. I had an appendectomy through keyhole surgery last Wednesday and have been recuperating well. However just now in bed I turned sharply and felt a "pop" where my appendix used to be. I am concerned that I may have caused some form of internal damage - popping stitches or something like that. There was a brief, very brief, flash of pain, but now there is no pain there at all.

Am I getting worked up over nothing?
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replied January 19th, 2012
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

Since it was just a momentary pain, it could be due to localized strain on the operated area, which has now resolved.

Since you do not have any more pain or discomfort, there is no need to panic.

Just relax and avoid such movements in the future and you will be fine.


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replied April 2nd, 2012
Lower right side pain, but don't have a appendix since 5 yrs ago
Hi I have a question it was like maybe 5 years ago that they removed my appendix, but today when I woke up my right side, in the lower of my stomach hurts pretty bad, when I walk when I'm just sitting down. Do you know what could this be causing the pain because I don't have my appendix no more..
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