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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael McGonigal
39 years experience General Surgery
Pain in right side: In young people, appendicitis usually begins as a vague discomfort around the belly button. It then slowly moves to the right lower abdomen area and s ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
21 years experience Pediatrics
Appendicitis : Appendicitis is the inflammation of the appendix - a small, finger-like protrusion from the colon. It is considered a surgical emergency. The sympto ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Ok: Pain from appendicitis can be midline, rlq, llq or back, or pelvic depending on the location intra abdominal . Or retroperitoneal. May start central ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
RLQ ABD Pain: The "classic" pt: vague abdominal pain that 'moves' to the right lower abdomen over ~24hrs, becoming constant, progressively worsening; decreased appe ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
RLQ pain: Most appendicitis is caused by a blockage of the lumen of the appendix. Common causes are fecoliths (small pieces of stool, ) enlarged lymph within th ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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App: Abdominal pain that migrate to the right lower abdomen, with or without vomiting, fever, abdomen wall gets tight. High risk patients include kids and ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
It is : Quite common. And sometimes it can be difficult to diagnose, especially in young children who cannot give an accurate history or cooperate with a phy ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Need doctor to check: Lower right abdominal pain can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain worsens over time, with fever coming on). O ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Varies, some classic: Classic symptoms of appendicitis include:dull pain near navel or upper abdomen that becomes sharp as it moves to lower right abdomen,loss of appetite ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Classical symptoms : Are nausea and vomiting first, followed or accompanied by peri umbilical or epigastric pain, followed by right lower quadrant pain and tenderness, low ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Usually not: Because appendicitis is acute problem. But there are rare cases of recurrent appendicitis. If your symptoms are intermittent, more likely causes are ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Similar to Adults: The classic symptoms of appendicitis are severe, progressively-worsening, constant, sharp pain, well-localized to the right lower abdomen. Appendiciti ... Read More

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