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Appendicitis in obese women

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natraj Katta
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice 20 years experience
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
General Surgery 35 years experience
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
Dr. Jeffrey Sedlack
37 years experience
Pain: See my website www.Appendicitis.Pro for more on the diagnosis of appendicitis.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
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
Dr. Jan Rakinic
Colon and Rectal Surgery 39 years experience
Yes, several: The appendix is in the right lower abdomen- so is one ovary and egg tube, and a lot of the small intestine; and the uterus, bladder, and rectum are ri... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 41 years experience
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
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Doubt it: 145 is right on spot (roughly speaking). Plus 10% would be 160 pounds. Sounds fine. Take care.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
It can be normal,: but maybe not healthy.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Why?: It is perception which is how one person looks at it.. And that is just their opinion. Obese or thin ones height is ones height... And whether they ap... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bladder not emptying: Incomplete bladder emptying can be due to several reasons- 1.) Bladder neck compromise with the hysterectomy. 2). A lack of estrogen to the urethra fr... Read More
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