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how long do symptoms of appendicitis last?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Usually: The symptoms are of 24-48 hours of worsening abdominal pain, pain moving into right lower abdomen, nausea sometimes with vomiting ; fever, abdominal pain may get worse with movement or walking.
Answered on Oct 1, 2013

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