I had open surgery 2 weeks ago to remove my appendix and a large cyst on my right ovary and a small cyst on my left ovary.
On Saturday 12 days post op I woke up with more pain where I would expect my appendix to be. Yesterday and today it's the same. It's painful to press this area and I can feel a lump inside. Is this normal? My stomach is still very swollen and feels like it's full of fluid. There isn't any guarding and I don't have a temperature.
Up to this point the pain was subsiding with occasional sharp pains in this area if I moved wrong but now it's pretty constant.
Is this normal?
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replied December 21st, 2018
Hello and welcome to ehealth forum

No what you are experiencing is not normal and need a follow up with your surgeon. You should get an ultrasound abdomen and pelvis. X-ray erect abdomen and Full blood count. You might be having a complication from surgery or intestinal obstruction if you’re constipated so kindly consult your doctor. I hope this would help you.

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Dr. Khalil
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