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What can you not eat after appendix surgery?

For the first couple of days after appendix surgery, you may not have much of an appetite. You should focus on staying well hydrated by drinking a lot of fluids and eating a primarily liquid diet, such as soups or broth, which are easily digested. Over the next few days, as your pain levels lessen and your appetite returns, you should focus on eating a healthy diet with proteins and complex carbohydrates. You should avoid foods with high-fat content or processed sugar, as these can cause diarrhea.

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