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which body cavity would the removal of a hot appendix take place

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Lens: Inside the eye, which is inside the orbit.
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Dr. Niraj Patel
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Cataract: A cataract is the aging of the natural lens in the eye. The lens is located behind the cornea (window to the eye) and behind the pupil and iris (colo ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
The pelvis: The organs in question are in the pelvis.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
38 years experience Wound care
Center of chest: Coronary bypass operation is performed by cutting the breastbone down the middle and opening up the chest. When the parts of the split breast bone ar ... Read More
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
The Thorax: The thorax.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
34 years experience Urology
No and maybe: Appendicitis is neither related to ectopic pregnancy nor to future fertility. An ectopic pregnancy could affect future fertility however.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Time to remove it: If the symptoms were such that a CT was needed, and it showed an enlarged appendix with secondary signs such as streak in the adjacent tissue, then ha ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Misinterpretation: May be typo because there is no acid in the colon. Probably they meant Barium reflux which is normal
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
No: See your doctor. Rupture of the appendix can lead to peritonitis. Serious abdominal infection that requires urgent surgery.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Surgical Emergency: Acute Appendicitis is a surgical emergency and is never left to heal by itself as it can be dangerous not to operate after the diagnosis is establishe ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Curry
30 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. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
12-36 hours: Once appendicitis begins, the vague discomfort which usually starts about the umbilicus becomes more severe and targeted to the right lower quadrant i ... Read More
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