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appendicitis symptoms in women over 40

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natraj Katta
19 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
34 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
36 years experience General Surgery
Pain: See my website www.Appendicitis.Pro for more on the diagnosis of appendicitis.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 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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Dr. Jan Rakinic
38 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
RLQ pain, anorexia: Classic appendicitis symptoms are: pain that starts near the belly button and is crampy, and then moves to the right lower abdomen and becomes constan ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May be: Appendicitis usually develops quickly but inflammation associated with or precipitated by viral infection of lymphoid tissue or inflammatory disease o ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Go to hospital: Abdominal pain, fever both of which can become worse with complications. If you suspect you have appendicitis, go to and emergency room asap, or bett ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Rebound tenderness: When it is present, is a clinical sign of localized peritonitis. If other symptoms, signs, and lab findings point to a reasonably high likelihood of ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
17 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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Hanan
31 years experience General Surgery
Great question: It has to do with the way we perceive pain from our intestinal tract. Our skin senses pain in a very precise way to help us avoid hazards. The intes ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
Appendicitis: Appendicitis symptoms include: aching pain that begins around your navel and often shifts to your lower right abdomen, pain that becomes sharper over ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not: that unusual for teens and 20's age group to get acute appendicitis

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