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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience in Wound care
Unfortunately not: Appendicitis can be a little hard to diagnose correctly. Boy would that pill be handy for those cases.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Start of pain: Is usually located around the umbilicus or in upper mid abdomen. Then it goes to right lower area. This is because, at the start, the main problem i ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience in General Surgery
Appendix pains more: Appendicitis pain should increase over 24-48 hours if that is the source of pain. Appendicitis occurs when blockage of the appendiceal lumen occurs. ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
25 years experience in General Surgery
Rare: Very unusual. Usually with appendicitis you have around 24 hours from the onset of pain until the appendix ruptures. Once it ruptures, the pain is s ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Some doctors believe: That chronic or relapsing appendicitis exists in a small percentage of patients, but it is almost always an acute problem. If you have appendicitis-l ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Severe pain: Appendicitis can sometimes be a tricky diagnosis due to the different symptoms in different people. However, the classic symptoms are of severe, prog ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Becomes severe: Sometimes the pain from an inflamed appendix can start around your naval. The pain usually worsens over time and moves to mcburney's point which is in ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
SEVERE: At the onset, the pain may be mild and cramping, not unlike a normal stomach ache. However, within 24hrs, the pain changes, "moving" to the right low ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Unlikely: Pain from appendicitis usually becomes gradually worse as the inflammation of the appendix worsens. In rare cases, this can heal itself, then recur at ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Pain from acute: Appendicitis is usually constant and severe. Some doctors believe there is a chronic and relapsing form of appendicitis, in which case the pain can b ... Read More

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