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Are There Any Key Differences Between Appendicitis And A Stomach Pain In A Child
Yes: Pain from appendicitis can be initially central or periumbilical. The it moves down to the right lower quadrant. It can be associated with nausea and vomiting that fails to improve after 24 hours like most flus. In children there be loss of appetite. In small children who are walking and then refuse to walk and want to be carried, beware and think of appendicitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix which is a finger-shaped pouch that projects off of the colon. It causes right lower quadrant pain that radiates and becomes worse over time. Common symptoms are abdominal pain localizing to the right lower quadrant, nausea or vomiting, and loss of appetite. Appendicitis is treated with IV fluids + antibiotics and appendectomy (surgical removal of the appendix) either as an ...Read more
Abd pain: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. ...Read more
Right side pain,appe: A possibility, it depends what, if any, other symptoms you are having. Appendicitis would be associated with fever, nausea and vomiting. Usually has a progressive course and requires surgery. If you have any of these features you should be seen by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you have an appendicitis and not have pain when you walk? I woke up with severe right stomach pain and couldn't even move. Hurts to sit.
Different symptoms: The clinical presentation of appendicitis can be highly variable. Some people experience severe right lower quadrant pain that is worst with movement, but others will have a more vague abdominal pain with perhaps some vomiting or fever. It would be best to see your doctor for a prompt evaluation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Woke up with upper stomach pain. I also have a pain in my side wich i believe is muscular.I am concerned about appendicitis but the pain isn't severe?
Possible other ideas: First advise is that if pain awakened you from sleep, you should see your doctor. The possible answer is gallbladder disease, less likely appendicitis and muscle related pain is a possibility if you recently did any strenuous exercise. Again, best advise is to make an appointment with your primary care doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild stomach pain appeared two days ago. Was gone yesterday, but reappeared today but is more mild. had low fever, but is gone. could be appendicitis?
I have bad stomach pain, and feel sick after eating the doctor said I could have acute appendicitis?!
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