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Appendicitis Vomit Color
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Great question: It has to do with the way we perceive pain from our intestinal tract. Our skin senses pain in a very precise way to help us avoid hazards. The intestines send pain signals in a different way to the brain and in severe cases can cause the nausea and vomiting you described. ...Read more
Not likely: Maybe early on symptoms can be vague mid abdominal discomfort. Appendicitis is an internal infection that progresses to worsening abdominal pains with nausea. Generally the pains continue to get worse and the infection spreads until it is properly treated. A person could die from progressive infection & sepsis if appendicitis goes untreated. ...Read more
Does appendicitis always cause vomiting and if I don't have the rebound effect does that mean im in the clear?
No and NO: You need not have vomiting to have Appendicitis, and appendicitis is a serious condition that needs to be worked up with more testing than just a check of rebound tenderness. For example a retro-cecal appendix may not cause rebound tenderness in the frontal abdomen, but other diagnostic clues/symptoms may be present. ...Read more
No: Appendicitis can start with mild pain around the belly button. The pain worsens over time. It can become sharp with loss of appetite. Nausea, vomiting & fever are possible. The pain usually moves toward the right lower quadrant of abdomen. Bouncing or jolting will often make the pain worse. Appendicitis can have varying presentations. If you have severe abdominal pain it is best to go to er. ...Read more
I've got a little fever but no vomiting or any other signs of appendicitis could it still be it or something else?
Gastroenteritis?: Fever in the absence of any gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain) would make acute appendicitis unlikely. Viral infections, gastroenteritis, gall bladder problems, and upper respiratory tract infections can also cause fever. I would check with your doctor if symtoms persist. ...Read more
A friend has been vomiting a black substance and has terrible pains on her right side. Gall bladder or appendicitis?
My 12 yo daughter became sick 4 days ago, severe vomiting an abdo pain it has finally been diagnosed as appendicitis. What do we do now?
Right side only sharp and dull pain in waves, very painful No naesua or vomitting or painful urination, no pain in belly button, appendicitis?
It is possible.: Anytime someone has pain in the right lower portion of the abdomen, particularly when it is severe, one must be concerned with the possibility of appendicitis. There are other possibilities also, but it is vital that it gets sorted out ASAP. You should go to the emergency room. Good luck. ...Read more
2weeks ago WBC 13500 with 10500 neutrop. Now WBC 7500 neutro 4650.Md said all ok. Little abd. Pain, no fever, no vomiting. Appendicitis could be ruled out?
Please: Please do not use this site as your source of health care. This is getting to be abusive of our time and free and gracious advice. Labs alone are not how medicine is practiced. There is so much missing in your question that no accurate or valid answer can be given. Medicine is practiced by observation, physical examination, vital sign monitoring and labs all together. ...Read more
My son is 5'4 154 lbs &13 yrs old. 104 temp day before yesterday. Now vomiting with lower tummy & left lower back pain. Just a virus? Appendicitis?
Stabbing pain lower right side. Not appendicitis has had 4 months off and on. Sometimes with vomiting. Seems like happens often with constipation.
Still could b appndx:
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I have Chronic Appendicitis, confirmed surgery soom. I've had nausea but never vomiting until tonight, it was so thick and dry, I was choking, normal?
My bottom left side of my stomach hurts and I suspected appendicitis and I had all the symptoms besides vomiting & fever, What can I do?
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
Does a tender abdominal, and white blood count 11.3, but no fever, vomiting or even nausea lead you believe it is appendicitis?
It's possible: In adults: Vomiting and nausea are only present in 75% of patients with appendicitis. Fever is not always present.Loss of appetite (anorexia) is almost always present and it's absence weighs against appendicitis. Pain usually starts in the mid-abdomen and within 1-12 hours shifts to the RLQ. For an overview of appendicitis See > http://bit. Ly/1KfRC6G ...Read more
I have a mild ache/pain in my lower right abdomin. It has no tenderness and there is no nausea, vomiting or fever. Could it be appendicitis?
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
CT & blood work normal dr said I don't have appendicitis, still having pain but worse in middle&right, vomiting, nauseous, constipation. Taken ibuprofen.?
Not appendicitis: 20 F: CT & blood work normal dr said I don't have appendicitis, still having pain but worse in middle&right, vomiting, nauseous, constipation.taken ibuprofen.? ANS: I don't know what? Is. But with only this information at your age I would always consider pregnancy as a possible cause in my diagnostic list of problems. Ask your team to check it out if not already done. Let us know what it is. ...Read more
Hi, I think I may be pregnant or have appendicitis but I'm unsure, my symptoms are headaches, lower back pain, vomiting, and extreme stomach pain.?
Tough to say: You are speaking about two very different medical conditions. Luckily, pregnancy is relatively easy to rule out. Often, there are few symptoms in early pregnancy. Appendicitis has a typical presentation and it is accompanied by certain findings on physical examination. The safest thing to do is see your doctor, have a history and get a physical examination. ...Read more