Emergency Appendectomy - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Off-Topic Discussion of All Non-Related Topics

User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 13 Old 08-16-2009, 09:51 AM Thread Starter
Unapologetically American


 
2006PSDSD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Littleton, Colorado
Posts: 19,973
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7 Post(s)
Thanks: 4
Thanked 25 Times in 24 Posts
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
Emergency Appendectomy

So I stayed home from work Friday cause I had, what I thought were really bad gas cramps. I tried taking Beano to no avail. Then I thought about appendicitis (sp?), and search the WWW. There I found my EXACT symptoms and called my Mom to take me to the hospital. I would have called the wife but she doesn't get paid, since her work doesn't offer sick time . Anyway, I tell the doc what I THINK I have, and he does some investigating around my gut and sends me in for a CT scan. I was right , and had it removed.

Pretty easy recovery, I got to have French toast for breakfast and a Bison Burger for lunch the next day, and then went to my Dad's for T-bones last night (I had the surgery on Saturday night at 9pm). Anyway fellas, if you're feeling gas cramps and don't feel relief when you fart, and all the pain is in your lower right abdomen, you should get it checked out. The Appendex is a useless organ, but can kill you if it bursts

FYI, the contrast they give you before a CT scan, is like a laxative


2006 F350 SOLD
* KMC XD Monsters wrapped in Hankook ATM's
* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



New truck has a Cummins and a handshaker

Is it 2016 yet?
2006PSDSD is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 13 Old 08-16-2009, 09:56 AM
If it aint a CAT itsa DOG

 
dieseldan2005's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: North Branch, MN
Posts: 4,553
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Glad your ok man! Sounds like recovery isn't too bad. I had my wisdom teeth out in June and i hurt for 3 weeks. At least it still felt good when i farted.

Diesel Dan

10,000 LAKES CHAPTER MEMBER


2003 F350 Crew cab long box, FX4, 6.0, torqshift, Lariat.
dieseldan2005 is offline  
post #3 of 13 Old 08-16-2009, 09:57 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
05_PSD_Erik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Mercer County WV
Posts: 2,988
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 2
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Glad you're okay!

2009 Subaru WRX Premium
Type RS BOV
CAI
Muffler Delete



Had to park it with some real diesel muscle....
05_PSD_Erik is offline  
post #4 of 13 Old 08-16-2009, 10:13 AM
Premium Member
 
GreenF350's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Florida Panhandle
Posts: 1,710
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Yep, supposed to be a pretty easy recovery. Never had to deal with it yet myself. Glad to hear you are ok!
-Aaron

2000 Ext. Cab F350 SRW, 6" Skyjacker lift on front/8" BDS Springs on rear w/NO blocks, 37x13.50 Nitto Mud Grappler's, Aftermarket Front Bumper

-Always More Stuff Coming!
GreenF350 is offline  
post #5 of 13 Old 08-16-2009, 10:15 AM
back in the saddle

 
shu873's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Tipton, Iowa
Posts: 9,482
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 9
Thanked 10 Times in 7 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Glad to hear you got it taken care of early...

Are you back to feeling better when you fart yet..


Kurt

shu873@powerstroke.org

'06 True Blue/Silver 250 crew cab
ARP's, EGR blocked
AFE stg.2, MBRP 4" pipe
Air Dog 150, ITP reg. return
Bulletproof oil bypass system
Banks technicooler
Ride rite air springs in the rear
EGT, boost, and fuel pressure gauges by DiProcol on the pillar

Plus a few other odds and ends...
shu873 is offline  
post #6 of 13 Old 08-16-2009, 11:05 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: earth
Posts: 286
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
glad to hear your ok.. so how big is the scar.. stiches or staples...
powerstrokemike is offline  
post #7 of 13 Old 08-16-2009, 11:13 AM
Other vehicle is an F250
 
Hank's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: N. Pickens County S.C.
Posts: 18,321
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
So the internet saved your life!? I love the internet!

Glad you were smart enough to check it out and get help. Hope you have a quick recovery!

2001 F250 Lariat Crewcab, Automatic, 4X4

(Late '99 Regular Cab Work Truck)


6.5" Pro Comp Lift ~ Traction Bars ~ Son-Built Sliders ~ 16" Pro Comp Xtreme Wheels with 35" BFG TA KM2s
4" Banks Exh.-Power Elbow ~ Wicked Wheel ~ DIY AMSOIL EaAU4090 Intake ~ PHP 6 Pos Chip ~ LowDown LED Upgrade
Stage 1 Injectors ~ HankDaddy Mod. ~ BUILT TRANNY! 352 HP Shootin' for 375!
CAROLINA POWERSTROKE ASSOCIATION
Hank is offline  
post #8 of 13 Old 08-16-2009, 11:25 AM
Rob
Super Moderator


 
Rob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Layton, Utah
Posts: 13,240
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 3
Thanked 7 Times in 4 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to Rob Send a message via MSN to Rob Send a message via Skype™ to Rob
i had the same thing done while i was stationed in South Korea. i had real bad pains, went to the doc, all my tests came back negative, showing no signs of infection. when they went inside, it was real close to rupturing.. fairly easy to recover from. i was a bit sore.. 2 weeks of convelscent (medical) leave and i was good to go. glad youre ok bud!

Rob, The Investigator!
Audentes Fortuna Juvat
(Fortune Favors The Bold)
Rwalker@Powerstroke.Org
The Org. Staff reserves the right to
move, modify, delete or merge threads/posts
at our discretion, without explanation
at any time.

Rob is offline  
post #9 of 13 Old 08-16-2009, 12:26 PM
FJuanfiddy mod


 
Dave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Trempealeau, WI
Posts: 31,802
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Thanks: 132
Thanked 179 Times in 159 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to Dave
Glad to hear your ok man

Email: Dave@powerstroke.org
2011 F150 Ecoboost Crew cab lariat. Custom tunes from KEM and 5Star, and Unleashed
2012 F150 Crew Cab Ecoboost stock for now-Totaled March 12 2015
2006 F250 ECSB Lariat 4x4

Leveling kit, 315/70/17 Kelly TSRs on Method race wheels
ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
Coolant filter
Bulletproof diesel FICM EGR Delete, Oil Cooler and Water Pump, and Light bar.
Dually LED lights from Stealth Automotive/Xpedition Outfitters
No Limit Fab 6.0 Cold Air Intake
http://www.bulletproofdiesel.com/default.asp
http://nolimitfabrication.com/
Dave is offline  
post #10 of 13 Old 08-16-2009, 12:43 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Manatee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: The Coastal Bend of Texas
Posts: 685
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Same thing happened to my brother. Glad you are okay

The Manatee

15 F350 Long Bed, Crew Cab, Lariat 4x4, 6.7 PSD
Manatee is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome