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symptoms of grumbling appendix in adults

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Erner
44 years experience Bariatrics
Dx appendicitis: Appendicitis will typically present as right lower quadrant abdominal pain, fever, nausea and occasional diarrhea. If such symptoms are present and ar ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
I am not familiar: With the term "grumbling appendix." appendicitis is an infection that can begin as vague mid abdominal discomfort that gradually moves into the right ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Anorexia: Loss of appetite can occur with any inflammatory process because the cytokines (chemicals released from one cell which affect the behavior of others) ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Not much: An appendicitis and ruptured ovarian cyst can mimic each other. You don't see as much of a temp elevation or increase in the white count with a ruptur ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes , they can : Now the concept changed , the term , chronic appendicitis is no longer used ( even though after attack it gives symptoms for long time ) , if sympto ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Jarrard
20 years experience General Surgery
Depends: After three weeks, i would not call this acute appendicitis. If your appendix is inflamed, surgical standard of care is still to remove the appendix. ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: He should see his doctor to make ssure its nothing surgical
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Appendicitis: Appendicitis would not last 6 years, if I am understanding your question correctly. Many things can cause pains and your doctor would need to to a phy ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends on who: You ask, but chronic appendicitis does not occur or is extremely rare and unlikely. Appendicitis is progressively worsening infection with increasing ... Read More

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