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I am 46.epileptic,healthy diet suddenly my old appendix scar

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I am 46.epileptic,healthy diet suddenly my old appendix scar has opened accompanied with chronic pains behind scar site.my gp put me on a cause of penicillin straight away but this made my stools run watery like a tap.i am worried as no one has looked behind the scarring that i may have cancer of the bowel?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.

Hi. How long ago did it open up and only then did the pains start? Was there infection there like redness or pus draining? And before the antibiotics--no problem with your stools?

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