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Can appendicitis pain come and go?

Can appendicitis pain come and go?

Appendix pains more: Appendicitis pain should increase over 24-48 hours if that is the source of pain. Appendicitis occurs when blockage of the appendiceal lumen occurs. As the mucus and IgA are secreted from the appendix is blocked you feel the pain. If the blockage remains the pain worsens. Stool usually blocks it. See your doctor and they will help you. We dedicated our lives to help so call. Be well. ...Read more

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Appendicitis (Definition)

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


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Can appendicitis pain come and go?

Can appendicitis pain come and go?

Some doctors believe: That chronic or relapsing appendicitis exists in a small percentage of patients, but it is almost always an acute problem. If you have appendicitis-like pain that comes and goes, then it could be caused by other conditions such as crohn's ileitis, meckel's diverticulitis, ovarian cyst, urinary tract infections, kidney stones, or even cancer, so have your doctor check it out. ...Read more

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Can appendicitis pain come and go or is it constant?

Pain from acute: Appendicitis is usually constant and severe. Some doctors believe there is a chronic and relapsing form of appendicitis, in which case the pain can be intermittent. Appendicitis pain is usually not like intestinal cramping that comes every few minutes. ...Read more

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How painful is the pain caused by appendicitis?

How painful is the pain caused by appendicitis?

Appendicitis: It may not be too bad initially but can become very severe as the condition progresses. ...Read more

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I think I have appendicitis. I have really bad pain in my lower bad abdomen and it is painful to stand up straight. My parents won't tale me to the er?

I think I have appendicitis. I have really bad pain in my lower bad abdomen and it is painful to stand up straight. My parents won't tale me to the er?

Need to be evaluated: You should be evaluated by your primary doctor these symptoms are very non specific and may be related to a gyn or GI issue or even a hernia or muscle strain. ...Read more

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Appendicitis or constipation? Slight cramping in lower right stomach, didn't start near naval. Not painful just slight discomfort. No pain to touch

Appendicitis: Usually accompanied by fever, severe pain, tenderness, nausea, possibly vomiting. Cannot diagnose you without an exam, but it sounds as if appendicitis is not likely. If you remain concerned please see a doctor. ...Read more

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How dangerous is laptroscopy surgery for appendicitis for 20 year old male ?Is it very painful?

How dangerous is laptroscopy surgery for appendicitis for 20 year old male ?Is it very painful?

Not dangerous: In the right hands. As you might have read in the new york times, a surgeons skill is far more imoortant than the procedure itself. Go ahead. ...Read more

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Could sharpness of appendicitis pain come and go?

Unlikely: Pain from appendicitis usually becomes gradually worse as the inflammation of the appendix worsens. In rare cases, this can heal itself, then recur at another time. Intermittent right lower quadrant abdominal pain however is usually not appendicitis. See your doctor for an exam to be sure. And if you think it is the appendix, head to the er. ...Read more

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Chronic appendicitis does the pain come and go?

Chronic only : Means that it is not "acute". So yes, pain can come and go. But most doctors don't believe that this entity exists, but "chronic" means repeated bouts of "acute" appendicitis. Other possibilities, such as crohn's ileitis, must be considered. Consult a GI specialist. ...Read more

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