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How Long After Pain Does Appendix Rupture
The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Have read that when an appendix ruptures a patient with appendicitis feels better for a while. But for how long?
Variable: The immediate complication rate is much higher for a rutured appendix and there is a small mortality rate associated with it. Assuming that you are past the acute stage, most people do well. Fertility may be decreased in some women after appendiceal rupture and peritonitis and bowel obstruction may be slightly more common in both sexes, but most patients do well in the long run. ...Read more
Depends: The overall chance of dying (mortality rate) has been reported at 30% from time periods before surgery was an option. So a ruptured appendix was not usually fatal, although clearly one would be very sick for months or years. These data are clearly skewed, since one would have to die and then have an autopsy, so the actually mortality rate is lower. If a patient dies, it could take days to months. ...Read more
I had my appendix removed by open surgery, the. Appendix was not ruptured. How long will it be until I can carry my school books and bag?
If a 12 year old's appendix ruptured, how long would it take for peritonitis to set in and if unable to get help, how long would the child have left?
Ruptured appendix: Go to ER immediately. Call 911Get a more detailed answer ›
How long should I wait to do heavy lifting after appendectomy for ruptured appendix? I was in hospital for 7 days and it took me about 4 weeks for me to start walking properly I had a open surgery and it is about a 4-5 inch opening on the right side of ac
In: In general, for uncomplicated surgeries, it is recommended to wait 6-8 weeks prior to lifting anything heavier that a gallon of milk. This is because the tensile strength of a wound is relatively stable at this point. After this, a slow return to normal pre-surgery activity should ensue. ...Read more
How long does it take for ovarian cyst rupture to cure? Had pelvic ultrasound everything okay I have anxiety I keep thinking chronic appendix
Trust pelvic US: Every woman differs, but usually 6-8 weeks. You might want to temporarily ease off sexual activity until you are pain free. If pain worsens or fever, seek medical attention. Doubt it has connection to appendix even though pain is in same general area. Good luck, heal soon. ...Read more
Depends.: A free rupture into ones abdomen can cause sepsis and multi organ failure within hours to days. Most ruptures though are contained between loops of intestine or fat and can smolder for days before spreading. Either way you usually have severe pain. I have found some patients with perforations who just thought they had bad constipation or stomach aches ...Read more
Very sick: Usually the right lower quadrant pain that was getting worse and became severe making it difficult to walk or sneeze/cough would have temporarily improved slightly only to be followed by severe, diffuse abdominal pain, fevers, chills, vomiting, distension, confusion and eventually death. There are many variations but if you are generally feeling well chances are you do not have a ruptured appy. ...Read more
No, though it can be: When the appendix ruptures, bacteria from the intestinal tract can enter the abdominal cavity, causing severe inflammation and the spread of bacteria into the bloodstream. Sometimes, the hole in the appendix is "band-aided" closed by an adjacent organ, limiting the spread of infection. In rare cases, the body can heal this without medical intervention. Since we cannot predict this, we rx all. ...Read more
Usually a high energy: Injury 2 the abdomen.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes in majority: Yes, in general you should feel the pain and other symptoms including fever, nausea etc. However in certain group of people i.e. Small children, or elderly people- symptoms could be not very obvious, or information in regard to the pain and other symptoms many times can't be obtained well. In addition sometimes, the presentation can mimic many other different conditions. ...Read more
Appendix is a tube attached to your large colon
if a piece of hard stool gut trapped in the lumen will cause enough swelling that will stop the blood supply to the tip of the appendix and caused rupture that will cause infection spreading inside the abdomen and it could be a life threatening
appendix is made from a small lymph node like cell it can swell up as respond to near infection. ...Read more
I don't have appendicitis and I really want my appendix to rupture. How can I get appendicitis or my appendix to rupture?
No specific mechanism even if that is your unhappy dangerous wish.
There is a lot of pain and really sick! ...Read more
I had my appendix taken out on november 4th 2013. It was not ruptured. It was fine until dec 25. But now I'm getting same kind if pain. Why?
Many: There might be scar tissue called 'adhesions' causing pain. Call your surgeon for answers. ...Read more
My appendix was taken out before one month. It was not ruptured. I was okay for these days. But now for two days iam having same kind of pain.
Surgery: Pain, post op, should always be discussed with your surgeon. Surgeons use pain to monitor complications. ...Read more
I'm convinced my appendix has ruptured but I've gone to 2 Drs and from physical exams they say it's nothing to worry. But I feel like something HELP?
Appendix.: The rupture of an appendix is a rather dire and extreme situation, causing excruciating pain and necessitating emergent surgery. While it does not sound like you're in this type of situation, I don't doubt that you're feeling something that may require medical attention. Present to one of your doctors and, rather than try to diagnose yourself, just describe your symptoms fully. ...Read more
Much less today.: At least in developed countries the numbers are much smaller than a hundred years ago. Still, it can happen in older patients where other diseases may hide the diagnosis from doctors until it's too late. ...Read more
Unlikely...: Halitosis (bad breath) and "body odor" may reflect underlying gastrointestinal pathology, but would not be expected to result from an appendix that has already been removed (no matter how diseased it may have been pre-operatively). Check first with your dentist and dermatologist for their respective evaluations and recommendations. ...Read more
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