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appendix removal and scars
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An_248915 posted:
when i got my appendix removed about 3 months ago it wasnt the little side cut or the 3 holes i have a HUGE cut from my bellybutton all the way down till above my vagina..., why did my doctor cut me like that and also im still having pinching pains that can get pretty painful any reason for that as well?
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calgal37 responded:
This is a question you should certainly take up with your doctor. He/she is the only one who could give you the specific reason, but I suspect that they ran into problems during the surgery and had to convert to an open operation.


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