My 2yr old son had a lap appendectomy the 15th


Q: My 2yr old son had a lap appendectomy the 15th of April, prior to this we were seen in 3 hospital and then finally children's of Alabama to diagnose his perforated appendix and he had become septic. we spent 2months in this hospital treating him with antibiotic preparing his little self for surgery and in the mean time he had to undergo 3 associated surgerys for a heart picc line and abdominal drains. for very large abscesses that had developed. he when go me on iv line and finally we had his surgery. after 4 weeks last week we had his usual check up. and now we're back at the hospital. Dr said everything looked fine last week but bow he has a" knot" right around his naval and it's hard and painfully protruding. ( years old and has been through the ringer. what should I do. if this is a hernia is it okay to do that and what if it's an abscess again or a cist and I push it in Like that.. I need answers.. thanks Ashley. !

Symptoms:  Appendectomy

A:   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: Hi i m 25 years old n me n my husband had unprotected sex on the last day of my menstrual cycle ie on 25th Jan n I ha...

Q: Hi i have a slightly low thyroid and iam on medication. i recently wanted to take a amino acid blend, which includes ...

Q: Hi, i live in guyana , about two year ago i found out i have hrdorcephalus and at that time i was 20 years old, howev...

Q: Hi. This is more of a psychologist question that I would like help with. I have this friend that I'm really obsesse...

Q: I am taking Neurorubine - Forte and have experienced lack of eye focus and trembling in the arms ... is this a side a...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon