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Acute Appendicitis Symptoms
Is there such a thing as acute appendicitis? What r symptoms? I have no fever, occasional nausea, no rebound pain, near constant pain r side, 2 days.
Yes acute appendicit: Pain, nausea, anorexia, fever, tenderness in right lower abdomen are the classic signs and symptoms. Retrocecal appendicitis may show little of these until late, often after rupture. You should get evaluated, by your primary, the er or a general surgeon with possible need for ct for persistent pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Of the appendix. It generally starts with plugging of the appendiceal lumen with inflammation building up behind it. Common symptoms are abdominal pain localizing to the right lower quadrant, nausea/vomiting, and loss of appetite. Appendicitis is treated with IV fluids + antibiotics and appendectomy (surgical removal of the appendix) either as an ...Read more
I have been having symptoms of chronic appendicitis, and i was wondering, what would make it acute appendicitis?
What to do if I have acute appendicitis that is just making my life worse. Can it be treated with drug medications?
I might have chronic appendicitis. What are some do's and don'ts? I don't want it to turn into acute appendicitis.
Then get it out: The term chronic appendicitis , now rarely used , you have appendicitis or not , possible with out surgery, some may suffer for long time with out surgery, bursting is unlikely as adhesions will prevent. . If symptoms persists & ct shows removal is the best option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Obstruction: If you have the diagnosis of chronic appendicitis you should have an appendectomy. The appendix has no function and can only lead to an acute issue. Acute appendicitis is caused by an obstruction usually secondary to a fecalith or an inflamed lymph node. Occasionally it can be infected secondary to a tumor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RLQ Pain: Long list including diverticulitis, crohn's disease, pelvic inflammatory disease, cholecystitis(gallbladder), ovarian cyst or twisted ovary, colon cancer, kidney stone, perforated ulcer, pancreatitis, bacterial infection and urinary tract infection to name a few. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After surgery pathology report came back. Said looked like partially treated acute appendicitis. Wat does that mean?
My brother is 40 years old and he has been diagnosed with Sub-acute appendicitis. Could you please help with best treatment?
Laproscopic appendec: If in doubt cut it out.Get a more detailed answer ›
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