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retrocecal appendix symptoms

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Anatomic varient: Instead of being in front (anterior) to the cecum it's behind the cecum (posterior)
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Appendix: They are describing the location of the appendix. If it was enlarged or inflamed the hospital should have recommended removal. If it appeared healthy ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Lower: Belly pain, fever, nausea, chills, if present seek medical attention.
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Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Great questions...: ...to ask your surgeon during your pre-op and pos-operative visits.
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Interesting question: I once removed an appendix on a patient who was going to sail around the world for two years, a healthy young male. His reasoning was that the only ... Read More
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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Gas can cause this: These symptoms are not consistent with appendicitis.
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