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Having severe abdominal pain - what does appendicitis feel like?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Pain, nausea, vomiti: Pain in the right lower corner of your abdomen that is accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and a lack of appetite. Often you will have fevers. These symptoms usually escalate and do not get better by themselves. You should be evaluated in person by a doctor to know for sure. Often ct scans are necessary to know for sure.
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Changes with time: Initial cage cramping of the entire abdomen is common initially. As the disease progresses, the pain localizes to your right lower abdomen. This may bebpsrticilarky noticeable with higher impact activities. Fever may begin. Eventually touch and release may cause severe pain called rebound. Neglect may result in rupture causing an abscess or severel suffice pain throughout with high fever & low bp.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

Could my severe abdominal pain be from mesenteric lymphadenitis or appendicitis?

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Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
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Very unlikely: If it is chronic or recurrent pain. Usually appendicitis and mesenteric adenitis cause an acute illness.
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I would like advice about my abdominal pain ?

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A 18-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing severe abdominal pain.

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Will need some info: Recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Risk factors? Excruciating pain needs immediate eval pls.
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A 25-year-old female asked:

I am having really severe abdominal pain what should I do?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Abdominal pain.: Pain in general is a sign of something wrong. Abdominal pain specifically can be a sign of something severe, such as gallbladder or ulcer problems, or mild, such as gas pains. The problem is that the description of the pain alone is not enough to sort it out. You should be seen ASAP. If the pain is that severe, go to the ER. Call 911 if you can't drive and have no one to take you. Good luck.

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