Top
20
Doctor insights on: Causes Of Ruptured Appendix

Share

Appendix (Definition)

The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more


2

2
What causes fecalith of the appendix?

What causes fecalith of the appendix?

Stool: Stool can get caught in the lumen of the appendix and over time develop calcifications because of stasis. When this causes obstruction of the appendix and bacterial counts go up because of poor drainage, appendicitis can develop. ...Read more

3

3
What's the signs of a ruptured appendix?

Severe pain : Pain that is no longer just in the right lower abdomen but that now spreads across the whole abdomen. Extremely sensitive to touch, coughing, bumps in the road. Fevers, racing heartbeat , shortness of breath weakness. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
What are the consequences of a ruptured appendix?

What are the consequences of a ruptured appendix?

Widespread infection: When the appendix ruptures it can spew puss about the abdominal cavity causing peritonitis, which is a life threatening condition. At the time of rupture the pain in the right lower abdomen can suddenly and significantly diminish, which is a "false flag". ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
What are the symptoms of a ruptured appendix?

What are the symptoms of a ruptured appendix?

Pain and fever: Appendicitis and a ruptured appendicitis can present in many ways. There might be a localized pain if there is an abscess or a generalized abdominal severe pain. The fever is very often present. ...Read more

6

6
What are the symptoms of a ruptured appendix?

What are the symptoms of a ruptured appendix?

Severe pain : Pain that is no longer just in the right lower abdomen but that now spreads across the whole abdomen. Extremely sensitive to touch, coughing, bumps in the road. Fevers, racing heartbeat , shortness of breath weakness. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
What are the causes of ruptured eardrums?

What are the causes of ruptured eardrums?

Loud noise,infection: Loud noises, infections, swelling behind the ear, trauma, foreign bodies in the ear. ...Read more

8

8
What are the symptoms of ruptured apendix?

Why wait? Go to ER!: Appendicitis starts with diffuse abdominal pain, loss of appetite - maybe nausea. Then it becomes very localized between hip bone & belly button & very intense. If it ruptures - this is very dangerous - it again becomes more diffuse and wide spread. Get to an er if you are anywhere in this. Don't wait for rupture! ...Read more

9

9
Does ruptured appendicitis causes sterility in men?

Does ruptured appendicitis causes sterility in men?

Usually not: Whereas in women it can cause blockage of fallopian tubes with inflammatory adhesions. If you are concerned, get to a doctor for a sperm analysis. ...Read more

10

10
Is peritonitis only caused from a ruptured appendix or are there other causes?

Peritonitis Causes: Peritonitis is an irritation of the lining which covers the contents inside of your abdomen. Various different disease processes can cause peritonitis. In simple terms, anything that does not belong inside of the abdominal cavity when present. Can cause irritation which leads to peritonitis. ...Read more

11

11
What are the main symptoms of ruptured ovarian cyst?

What are the main symptoms of ruptured ovarian cyst?

Pain: A rupture cyst most commonly presents as sharp pain in the pelvis or abdomen. Sometimes patients report nausea with this pain as well. The fluid from the cyst can cause irritation to the pelvic lining and then this can cause diffuse pain and even some swelling/bloating. Sometimes, however, women have ruptured cysts and don't even know it, so it's not a given that a woman will have pain. ...Read more

12

12
What are the complications of an untreated ruptured stomach (organ)?

Very serious: Stomach (gastric) perforation may be from an ulcer. It would cause very severe abdominal pain and peritonitis with progressive internal infection. This requires emergency surgery to repair the perforation. Untreated would result in death from progressive peritonitis and infection. ...Read more

13

13
What are the symptoms of a ruptured ovarian cyst?

What are the  symptoms  of a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Ovarian cyst: Usually a ruptured cyst causes pain. It can also bloating. Other symptoms are less common. ...Read more

14

14
Causes of ovarian pain?

Causes of ovarian pain?

Well, a few things: Can cause pain. An ovarian cyst that expands the ovary rapidly causes discomfort. Severe pain, an emergency, is called ovarian torsion where a heavy cysts twist on the blood supply causing what we call an "acute abdomen". Lower abdominal pain is more broad. Make sure not pregnant, otherwise pain may or may not be from the ovaries. Gdluc. ...Read more

15

15
What's the likelihood of death if your appendix burst?

What's the likelihood of death if your appendix burst?

Rare, but real: Ruptured appendix leads to death in about 3/1000 appendicitis patients. Usually the very elderly or extremely young. It certainly prolongs your recovery - extending post op hospital stay in our hands from about 2 hrs to about 3.5 days, and requires antibiotics for several days. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

16

16
Is there a complication when cystoscopy cyst biopsy ruptured and cauterization of the ruptured cyst in urinary bladder?

Is there  a complication when cystoscopy cyst biopsy ruptured and cauterization of the ruptured cyst in urinary bladder?

Possible: Cystoscopy means looking in the bladder. Biopsy means taking a small piece of bladder tissue for further study. Complications of cystoscopy and biopsy include bleeding (blood in urine), infection (uti), perforation (belly pain) and scar tissue (difficulty urinating). ...Read more

17

17
What are signs of ovarian cyst rupture?

Pain: Usually the abrupt onset of right or left sided abdominal pain or pelvic pain. The pain is sharp and non radiating. The pain may be improved by the use of motrin, aleve (naproxen). There may also be symptoms of nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

18

18
What are the signs of a ruptured hernia?

What are the signs of a ruptured hernia?

Hernia is a rupture: Assuming you are talking about external abdominal hernias (not herniated disc or internal abdominal hernias), and you care concerned about incarceration or strangulation, any pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distention, urinary symptoms are warning signs. If you develop any of those, or if the hernia becomes so large that it is cosmetically unsightly, then you need an operation to fix it. ...Read more

19

19
Symptoms of appendix?

Common symptoms: Dscomfort around the belly button, usually moves to the right side of the abdomen over several hours. IWorsens with sneezing, coughing, and deep breathing Pain may increase with movement,loss of appetite, nausea,vomiting, swelling of the abdomen,abdomen feels hard,onstipation,mild diarrhea,slight fever. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
What causes infection in ovarian cysts?

What causes infection in ovarian cysts?

Bacteria: Ovarian cyst don't get infected by themselves. A torsed ovary that is necrotic/dying can become infected, but most if the time a tubo-ovarian abscess is caused by sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea and chlamydia. ...Read more

Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more