A 32-year-old member asked:
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please tell me, could a grumbling appendix start in a localised area with pain ?

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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 lower abdomen. The right lower abdomen pain becomes worse over 24-48 hours with nausea ; maybe fever or vomiting. Chronic appendicitis with right lower abdomen pains that come ; go over a longer time is extremely rare ; some believe is nonexistent.
Answered on Jul 22, 2018

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