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Arati has been suffering from acute acidity problem since 2 years. What should be done to heal from problem? Suggest remedies.
I am pure vegetarian and restrict to home made food only. I used to have gas & digestion problem also regularly. Two months back I have gone for gall balder removal operation due to gall stone. My weight is 57 kg, height 5'2',age 34 years female. Frequently I face acne problem also. I would like to have your advice to get rid of gas, acne & weight reduction.
I am 23 years old. From 3 day, I am feeling pain in mouth of my anus. whenever Im squeezing my anus it hurts. What to do?
My name is sitaram I have gastric problem I tried some medicine but didn't any relief please suggest me some effective medicines.
I have a problem of anal itching and pain. My mom told me that I had dis problem in childhood. I mean my mom always brought me to the female doctor for cleaning my anus and doctor found some kind of worms every time. I am 21 now. Now wondering about it. Even I hv digestion issues from childhood. I hv to go through pain while doing pee every time. Its very embarrassing. Even once I bleed. My anal area always pains and I bitterly cry sometimes. What should I do pls help me out .
I have a lazy schedule because of my exams now and because of that my stomach doesn't cleans off well and I face digestion problems too like acidity, stomach ache, slow digestion. What to do?
I am 19. I am having a problem of hair loss. My hair were very very heavy till my class 7th. After that my hair volume gone on decreasing and at this time, I have a pretty much empty scalp and they are very light. I was taking homeopathy but it didn't effected. I hav some gas problems also which my mom says its the cause but now I don't think so. Please tell me what it can be?
How to prepare for an appendectomy
Appendectomy is the medical term for the surgery that is performed to remove the inflamed appendix (a condition that is known as appendicitis). This surgical treatment is mostly performed on an emergency basis.
But before you move on to know how to prepare for the surgery, it's important why it is important to get a surgery for appendicitis done?
What exactly is appendicitis?
Appendicitis is a medical condition in which the appendix (that is the worm-shaped projection which arises out of the beginning of the colon) gets inflamed.
The major cause of appendicitis is that the tissues of the appendix become infected with bacterial action that results in the formation of pus in the lumen (opening) of the appendix. Factors that can trigger bacterial infection are a hard stool, attack by a foreign body, and accumulation of thick mucus in the appendix tissues among others.
Appendicitis results in aching and acute pain in the abdominal region of the affected person. In many people, it is accompanied by complications like vomiting, nausea, fever, loss of appetite, constipation, abdominal swelling etc. In more severe cases, it is accompanied by diarrhoea.
Appendicitis usually requires an emergency surgery. However, there are some things you need to do before going for the surgery.
Preparations to undertake before surgery
In most cases, appendectomy is an emergency surgery so there are hardly any preparations that a patient can make. The most common preparatory measure that your surgeon may prescribe includes not eating anything up till a few hours before the surgery. Apart from that, certain medications may be prescribed to eliminate or at best reduce the symptoms of nausea and vomiting. There are no other preparations as such that you can undertake before appendectomy.
The recovery time is subjective as it depends on the type of procedure used for the surgery, the type of anaesthesia and the various complications associated with your condition. In general cases, the patients can recover within 12 hours of the surgery. However, it takes approximately 4-6 weeks for a person to resume a normal lifestyle after an appendectomy. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!