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Does appendicitis cause a bruise

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
See a doctor: the bruise is not related to appendicitis but might be related to the reason of pain you are having in that area. For your own peace of mind go and se... Read More

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel (skip) Feinstein
Specializes in General Surgery
Almost: I try very hard to always "always" and "never." Yes I've seen painless appendicitis rarely but there are usually other clues. History of anorexia, con... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Nonspecific : These symptoms are not typical of any specific diagnosis. You'll need a proper evaluation t try to figure it out. Ok to start with your primary care p... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thys Geldenhuys
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GP: If you suspect anything as serious as appendicitis you will have to let your GP examine, do tests and scans to confirm the diagnosis. It can also be o... Read More
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Dr. David Greuner
General Surgery 19 years experience
In : In general, left sided pain is more attributable to the sigmoid colon, like diverticular disease. This would be far more common in people over 50 year... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Likely not appy: Your description is far from typical of appendicitis. An inflamed appendix is usually quite tender when you push down on it. It also tends to me a m... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Either: You will need an abdominal and pelvic ultrasound and a GYN exam. Unexplained right lower quadrant pain must be considered to possibly be appendicitis ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
It's possible: In adults: Vomiting and nausea are only present in 75% of patients with appendicitis. Fever is not always present.Loss of appetite (anorexia) is almos... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thys Geldenhuys
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GP: Your GP can examine the abdomen, do tests and abdominal scans if necessary. It could be the appendix, bowels, kidneys, bladder, uterus or ovaries.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Simpson
Clinical Psychology 24 years experience
Have further testing: The issue of appendicitis needs to be determined by your medical doctor. Regarding your anxiety, seek professional advice from a therapist that speci... Read More

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