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Does appendicitis cause a bruise

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 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
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 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
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Dr. David Greuner
General Surgery 20 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
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 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
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
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
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Simpson
Clinical Psychology 25 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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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
Family Medicine 53 years experience
Guess: In left lower quadrant odds are in favor of diverticulitis, but would expect tenderness. Others are possibilities. Good to have investigated as you ar... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Really don’t know how your doctor can be so certain without a CT scan (and at least some blood tests). If ongoing for 3 days, that must have been one... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 years experience
What : What you described can easily be a presentation of an acute appendicitis. It can often present as right lower abdominal pain and is often associated w... Read More
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