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does appendix pain come and go

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Abdominal pain righ: nausea vomiting and right lower quadrant abdominal pain increasing in intensity

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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Appendicitis is highly variable and is very different for each person. For some people the abdominal pain begins all over the abdomen region and then ... Read More
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Dr. Camil Sader
23 years experience General Surgery
Typically Quick: Appendicitis usually starts with generalized pain in the top part of the abdomen migrating to around the belly button then eventually settling in the ... Read More
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Hours. : Usually one feels a stomach ache type feeling with nausea and maybe vomiting. Like a stomach flu. And then within hours it moves to his/her fight lowe ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generally, no: Intractable pain is chronic and unrelenting without or with a source. Appendix pain can be "chronic" but usually becomes identified as a source with t ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
RLQ ABD PAIN: Many different diseases can cause pain in the right lower quadrant (rlq) of the abdomen including ruptured ovarian cysts, pelvic inflammatory disease, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
NO: The differential diagnosis of right lower quadrant pain includes: appendicitis, kidney stones, pneumonia, ovarian problems, adenitis ( inflammed node ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
29 years experience General Surgery
Appy: There is no true known use for the appendix it is a vestigial organ. Appendicitis is caused by a local inflammation of the lymph nodes that causes ob ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Eventually, yes: The classic picture is a stomach ache, crampy type feeling with nausea and sometimes vomiting, a lack of hunger and possibly chills or low fevers foll ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
12 hour/appendicitis: Appendicitis starts, progresses, with pain in lower right abdomen, fever and signs of infection. By 12 to 24 hours patients know something is wrong an ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Why Would U Want To?: While the risks of surgery are very low, we never operate unless there is a sound clinical reason. Why would you want this?
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Surgical Emergency: Acute Appendicitis is a surgical emergency and is never left to heal by itself as it can be dangerous not to operate after the diagnosis is establishe ... Read More

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