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If CT didn't show appendicitis later on last week but lower right pain is severe could it still be appendicitis? No appetite and very sick to my stomach. Hurts to walk, cough, move and even when not doing those things. Went to Obgyn today to see if cyst b
Stick with Gyn: You just had an additional evaluation, hopefully including ultrasound - follow up with this specialist to nail down the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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
Appendicitis: No actually not! appendicitis is an acute progressive condition that ends up in surgery or death. While there may be a condition of chronic appendicitis its hard to prove. The possibilities of the symptoms you listed can be everything from gastritis to gallstones to gastroenteritis. This should prompt you to see a doctor when you can! ...Read more
Could I have appendicitis? I have had all symptoms for the past week. Terrible pain everyday, throwing up, have not eaten in over 28 hours due to lack of appetite, and so on -as well as my period arriving today which is making my family think there is no
Can acute appendicitis last for a week? Abdominal CT normal but still worried. No blood was checked. No appetite. Low fever. Other causes?
Went to the er, no appendicitis.Lwr r abdomen+lwr r back pain=sudden, fevr, nausea, vomiting, can't sleep, lost appetite, frequent urination.What is this?
CT?: Did you have a ct "cat" scan? Just because we don't see the appendix doesn't mean you don't have appendicitis. Also, it could just be a viral episode and it is common to have big lymph nodes (especially around the area of the appendix) that can cause similar pain (epiploic appendigitis). ...Read more
With chronic appendicities is it possible to not loose your appetite ? Or you always loose it no matter what ?
Appendicitis chronic: Appendicitis typical follows the pattern of dull ache, to sharp pain, constant, around the belly button and migrating to the right lower quadrant. Often associated with nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite, fever, and malaise. Symptoms gradually progress over 24-48 hours. Chronic appendicitis is a very rare diagnosis, have only seen a few times in my career, and lack of appetite wasn't a symptom. ...Read more
Anorexia: Loss of appetite can occur with any inflammatory process because the cytokines (chemicals released from one cell which affect the behavior of others) are often those that suppress appetite. The most common of these is tumor necrosis factor, but others are also intimately involved. The "illness" of chronic appendicitis is one which many physicians question. See a general surgeon. ...Read more
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