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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.

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Appendicitis (Definition)

The inflammation of the appendix which can cause right lower quadrant pain that radiates and ...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.

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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.

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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.

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Does appendicitis pain come and go or is it constant?

Constant.: Once appendiceal pain starts it remains intense and constant with an acute abdomen until the problem is fixed (removed.). If not removed in time may rupture so an emergency.

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Does appendicitis pain come and go? My pain comes and goes and is usually dull, stomach gurgles lots and I'm gassy, eaten lots of chips and chocolate

Well: Appendicitis pain is usually constant. Consult primary care doctor if any concerns or pain continues for diagnosis and treatment

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If you have appendicitis where would you feel the pain? Is there a distinct pain or feeling you get? Does the pain come and go or does it stay?

Pain: Pain for an appendicitis is usually localized in the right lower corner of your abdomen. The pain is usually pretty constant.

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Chronic appendicitis does the pain come and go?

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.

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Can appendicitis symptoms come and go?

Usually not: Because appendicitis is acute problem. But there are rare cases of recurrent appendicitis. If your symptoms are intermittent, more likely causes are other GI problems such as crohn's ileitis. Get to a doctor for a definite diagnosis.

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Could appendicitis symptoms come and go?

Could appendicitis symptoms come and go?

Not usually: Not usually if process represents acute appendicitis. Entity of chronic appendicitis has mild sympromts, and individuals with chronic appendicitis often become used to the abdominal pain and discomfort. In addition. Diagnosis I sometimes missed or delayed because the symptoms of chronic appendicitis can be similar to other GI disorders including constipation and diarrhea.

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What makes your appendicitis go bad?

What makes your appendicitis go bad?

Obstruction: Obstruction of lumen o appendix due to infection, fecolith or stone like hard stool, or worms etc will cause appendicitis.

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What is the likelihood for appendicitis to go away?

What is the likelihood for appendicitis to go away?

Anything is possible: But unlikely for appendicitis to improve spontaneously. More likely explanation is that your symptoms were not really appendicitis but caused by something else, such as gastroenteritis.

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For what length of time can a child go with appendicitis?

Appendicitis: True appendicitis is a progressive infection that usually becomes worse over 12-24 hours or more and associated with worsening right lower abdominal pains, fevers, vomiting, not wanting to eat, etc. Not treated, can lead to serious internal infection and even death.

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Please explain if it is possible for appendicitis to go away?

Yes: Possibly! Some folks have had repeat abdominal, spells of RLQ pain, and then have an abscess, or perforation, or acute spell. The situation is usually in retrospect.

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Could grumbling appendicitis cause sharp right pain that comes and goes?

Could grumbling appendicitis cause sharp right pain that comes and goes?

Gas/ovarian cyst: Appendicitis is rarely sharp or intermittent. It generally presents as vague, dull pain that progressively worsens, starting often around the umbilicus and settling very painfully in the right lower quadrant, and does not go away. Intermittent sharp pain is a pattern more suggestive of transient movement of gas. In women it is also commonly associated with ovulation and ovarian cysts.

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What will happen if you don't treat appendicitis, will it go away after a few weeks?

No: Untreated appendicitis will worsen possibly rupture. Treatment can include antibiotics but ideally surgical removal. In the 21st century surgical removal is the gold standard but antibiotics can be use as an interim treatment.

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How does someone come to the conclusion that intestional pain is to the point of being appendicitis?

How does someone come to the conclusion that intestional pain is to the point of being appendicitis?

Maybe your right but: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks?

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When you suspect that you have an appendicitis, do the pain continues to hurt? Or there's an interval-meaning its hurting within a minute then goes out

Progressivcontinuous: Appendicitis typically is constant adominal pain that starts near the belly button and eventually settles in the right lower abdomen. It usually get worse over the course of 24-36 hours, and is associated with poor appetite. However, appendicitis is also known as the great mimicker - it can be difficult to diagnose, particularly in the very young and the very old.

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Dull pain on lower rt side of abd. It comes & goes. Should I worry about appendicitis? It isn't horrible pain it's just noticeable.

Acute appendicitis: Pain is usually preceded by nausea and vomiting, and mid abdominal pain that migrates to right lower quadrant over several hours. But this is the usual presentation, and it could present as almost any abdominal pain. It is referred to as a "protean" disease. Best to have a doctor take a look at you.

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I'm concerned about appendicitis, I have a dull pain in my right side but it goes away and seems to move around. It started this morning?

I'm concerned about appendicitis, I have a dull pain in my right side but it goes away and seems to move around. It started this morning?

Appendicitis: If you have pain when you jump up and down that does to your belly go to the er; if you have fever or chills go to the er; if you start throwing up or the pain goes to the right lower side and stays go to the er.

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