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appendicitis symptoms in overweight women

A 42-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 40-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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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Pregnancy: Not really.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Wait 4 blood result: Home pregnancy tests are quite good...But not 100%...Even blood test is not 100%. So, wait for the result and go from there....If it is negative, you ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest pain: Chestpain that occurs with change in position may suggest musculoskletal pain. However other causes of chest pain should be considered by your md.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
None are specific: You can have belly pain (or not), vomiting (or not), loss of appetite (or not), and other symptoms (or not). The best thing to do is see your doctor t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not: that unusual for teens and 20's age group to get acute appendicitis
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: See your doctor. Rupture of the appendix can lead to peritonitis. Serious abdominal infection that requires urgent surgery.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
See doctor: Your appendix could burst and cause peritonitis see a doctor. An appendicitis is nothing to trifle with. Be safe than sorry.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
16 years experience General Surgery
Inflammation: Appendicitis is caused by infection and inflammation of the appendix in the abdomen. This inflammatory process irritates the abdomen, including the s ... Read More

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