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A 19-year-old female asked:

i don't have appendicitis and i really want my appendix to rupture. how can i get appendicitis or my appendix to rupture?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Bad choice: No specific mechanism even if that is your unhappy dangerous wish. There is a lot of pain and really sick!
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
May need to seek counselling if you intentionally wish to become sick or to harm yourself. Talk with PCP about these feelings.
Mar 30, 2013
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Provided original answer
Agree entirely
Mar 30, 2013

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A 38-year-old member asked:

After starting symptoms of appendicitis, how long till the appendix ruptures?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
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 diagnostic tools .
A 33-year-old female asked:

Have read that when an appendix ruptures a patient with appendicitis feels better for a while. But for how long?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Surgical emergency: After rupture of appendicitis, peritonitis and sepsis will set in resulting in death if surgical intervention is not done.
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Brief pressure relief then peritonitis and very I'll!
Dec 27, 2013

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