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Appendicitis in obese women

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not: that unusual for teens and 20's age group to get acute appendicitis

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natraj Katta
18 years experience Hospital-based practice
Right sided pain: No mater what age you are, you will have pain in right lower side of your belly. Fever chills nausea and vomiting may be present.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
RLQ Pain(SAMEasMEN): The "classic" pt: vague abdominal pain that 'moves' to the right lower abdomen over ~24hrs, becoming constant, progressively worsening; decreased appe ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Sedlack
35 years experience General Surgery
Pain: See my website www.Appendicitis.Pro for more on the diagnosis of appendicitis.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Many: The appendix is located in the right-lower abdomen, often very close to the right ovary and fallopian tube. Any process that causes pain in this regio ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Overstated: Sterilization secondary to scarring in fallopian tubes has long been attributed to the consequence of pus within the pelvis, which can occur with perf ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Linea nigra: Yes.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Most are self limit: Most just get better with time, activity modification and heat or hot showers combined with light exercise and cardiovascular exercise. Otc medicatio ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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68% overweight!!: Over 2/3 of us adults are overweight (bmi over 25). Among black women, the incidence is 82%. The term "obesity" applies to people with a bmi over 30. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Doubt it: 145 is right on spot (roughly speaking). Plus 10% would be 160 pounds. Sounds fine. Take care.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
What works for you: The best plan is the one that you will stick to. It could be walking, low impact aerobics. Start slow, may be 10-15 minute intervals as tolerated and ... Read More
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