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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: See your doctor. Rupture of the appendix can lead to peritonitis. Serious abdominal infection that requires urgent surgery.
Dr. Jessica Khan
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Appendicitis is an emergency. It would need to be removed right away to prevent the infection from spreading - symptoms start at abdominal pain, naus ... Read More

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Dr. Heather Curry
29 years experience Radiation Oncology
Appendicitis: 'hot appendix' refers to appendicitis, an inflammation of the appendix. Classic signs include a pain that starts around the belly button and moves to ... Read More
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Dr. Tracy Berg
31 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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Kim
42 years experience General Surgery
Stones, ovary, ..: Pain" near the appendix"may arise from the ovary, abdominal muscles, terminal ileum, colon. Ureters etc. You can have stool or stones in the appendix ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
19 years experience Pediatrics
Appendicitis?: If you have right lower quadrant pain which is worse when pressing on it, it could be appendicitis. Appendicitis doesn't always present classically, ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Langell
21 years experience General Surgery
Very similar.: ruptured appendix starts off as appendicitis. Perforation also known as a rupture occurs when it's allowed to progress to end-state and hasn't been t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Unpredictable: It is compelling reason to see a physician for sudden abdominal pain , early diagnosis is difficult in very young and old , in spite of better diagn ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Hours to a day: Inflammation of the appendix may be present only a few hours before becoming clinically apparent.
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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
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Same symptoms: Appenicolith usually cause at either site andseen on x-ray. On inception, mucosa involved and symtoms referred peri-umbilical. When outer sera involv ... Read More

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