Appendix removal - Appendectomy information and locations in Mexico

Appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix. This surgery is performed when the appendix presents inflammation or infections. The most common symptoms are diarrhea, vomit, and pain in the lower right part of the stomach.
Depending on the patient and the severity of appendicitis, the surgeon will see if the appendix removal can be done as an open surgery or laparoscopic surgery. It is important to see a doctor right away to prevent the appendix from becoming infected and reduce the chances of it bursting,
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Alleviates the symptoms
Prevents other conditions
Can be minimally invasive
Procedure: 4 hrs.
Hospital stay: 1 - 2 days
Cleared to fly: 2 - 3 days
After surgery
Out of town patients’ follow-ups are scheduled face-to-face with any specialist following the procedure. Patients are clear for flying after 2 - 3 days from the appendix removal.
Note: See with the specialist what follow-up or postoperative care you need to take with a primary care physician, or specialist in your home city, regarding sutures or medication adjustments after the procedure.
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Appendectomy frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the surgery.
How do I prepare for surgery?
Before surgery, the surgeon will make an evaluation. You won’t be able to eat or drink 8 hours before the surgical intervention.
How long does the recovery take?
Recovery time depends on the type of surgical intervention. Usually, patients can return to their normal activities within 3 weeks.
Do I need a special diet after surgery?
After surgery, the surgeon will indicate what food to take. Over time they will adjust until they return to the patient's normal diet.
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Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.