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retrocecal appendicitis symptoms

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possible, not likely: much more common though, musculoskeletal versus kidney stone. For the last you will see quite a change in your urine color. If spiking fever, getting ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience in 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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
The early: Symptoms of appendicitis are abdominal pain that starts diffusely or around the bellybutton ; then localizes to the right lower quadrant (rlq) of the ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natraj Katta
18 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Right sided pain: No mater what age you are, you will have pain in right lower side of your belly. Fever chills nausea and vomiting may be present.
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A female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience in 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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A female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Symptoms : Symptoms of appendicitis: - an achy pain that starts around your belly button and eventually moves down and to the right - pain that worsens with ja ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Most commonly: The discomfort starts in the area around the belly button, and then localizes to the right lower quadtrant.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unclear question: Disorders of the appendix and ovary can have overlapping symptoms. If you suspect either, please see your doctor.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
36 years experience in General Surgery
Rt lower pain: The pain starts around the belly button and then settles in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen along with loss of appetite. Mild fever.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
R/O APPENDICITIS : Appendicitis pain usually starts around the umbilicus then in a 24-48hr window settles in the RLQ. You need an EXAM/LABS. Also ABDOMINAL/PELVIC US. TH ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Not the usual: Pain, low grade fever, white cell WBC increase, worsening and localizing pain, right leg pain or limitation due to inflammation on psoas muscle etc a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
37 years experience in General Surgery
Very unlikely: If it is chronic or recurrent pain. Usually appendicitis and mesenteric adenitis cause an acute illness.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
No: Gastritis is a phenomenon of hellicobactor unless caused by agents such as alcohol. Gastritis for the most part remains a problem in the stomach whic ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Referred pain: The testicle and closely attached structures (epididymis) form in the abdomen very early in life and then migrate later to outside of the body. This m ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience in Family Medicine
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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Pain abdomen: Starts off with nausea, vomiting and right lower quadrant abdominal pian. May have associated fever as well. Pain may be excruciating.
A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Too complex: That situation is too complex to analyzing analyze in 400 characters. If you'd like, set up a consult on Healthtap concierge, and I will be happy to w ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Possible abscess: Complication of diverticular disease of colon is diverticulitis. Sometimes abscess, mass effect, is complication with perforation of diverticulum. Alt ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Esp ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
20 years experience in Radiology
Possible: Crohn's disease is possible, given your age and the chronic nature of the symptoms, but so are other causes of leitis/enteritis. Chrohn's dz can be di ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Maybe, but...: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in wo ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisha Chellam
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
IBS and colon: Colon thickening needs you to follow up with a gastroenterologist to get this checked and even biopsied. Irritable bowel symptoms usually improve wit ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Right sided abd pain: It can be difficult to differentiate, especially if the kidney stone is on the right side. Your doc will make the diagnosis by integrating all the inf ... Read More
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