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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Abdominal Pain: Nope. Appendicitis includes intolerable pain and fever. If you had appendicitis for eighteen days you would not be here. But, that does not mean yo ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rivas
19 years experience Family Medicine
Common appy imitator: In general, the new CT scanners are very good at picking up appendicitis. There is another fairly common condition called mesenteric adenitis which pr ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A WBC on Ur blood-: -does not always get elevated with a urinary infection, more important is the WBC in Ur urine under the microscope. Much more reliable.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: There is chronic appendicitis. Don't wait long before having it checked.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Appendicitis: Yes, sometimes the onset is slow. Pain can be the right lower quadrant of the abdomen, sometimes with nausea or fever. See a doctor immediately.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Yes, but....: There is the possibility of chronic appendicitis. But, most acute appendicitis cases lead to perforation in about 36 hrs. Good luck
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zeenat Hasan
13 years experience Bariatrics
Yes: Typically appendicitis pain gets progressively worse and is unrelenting. Eventually it will rupture, but that time frame varies depending on the perso ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
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Baffling: I am very confused by your question. If you had abdominal pain and it didn't hurt on movement, it is highly unlikely that you have ruptured appendix. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
You: will not know. You need evaluation. Go to ER or urgent care center
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