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what are the symptoms of an appendix attack?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Symptoms: Sometimes the pain from an inflamed appendix can start around your naval. The pain usually worsens over time and moves to mcburney's point which is in the right lower quadrant of your abdomen. Usually the area is tender when touched or when pressure is released. Things which are jolting like walking or coughing can increase the pain. See below.
Answered on Nov 3, 2016
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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You likely don’t feel like eating if you have appendicitis. As appendicitis progresses you could experience nausea, vomiting, loose bowel movements, constipation, a fever or chills.
Apr 6, 2013

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