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Could eating cause aggravation to grumbling appendicitis?

Could eating cause aggravation to grumbling appendicitis?

Food: If you are experiencing nausea - it might push you over the edge with vomiting. Sometimes the pain from an inflamed appendix can start around your naval. The pain usually worsens over time and moves to mcburney's point which is in the right lower quadrant of your abdomen. Usually the area is tender when touched or when pressure is released. See below >>>. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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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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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. ...Read more

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Why some doctors don't believe in chronic/grumbling appendicitis?it makes me mad as I'm a victim. Of it for over a year poisoning me.

Why some doctors don't believe in chronic/grumbling appendicitis?it makes me mad as I'm a victim. Of it for over a year poisoning me.

Chronic appendicitis: On the risk/benefit analysis, most surgeons and docs are trained to access ACUTE appendicitis. You may need to go to your regular doc and get a referral to your local private surgeon. What you describe is NOT an emergency, but a rare problem that can be addressed as on outpatient, or elective surgical procedure. Be Well. ...Read more

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I have been having on and off pain in my lower right abdomen, nausea, and constipation. Could it be grumbling appendicitis?

I have been having on and off pain in my lower right abdomen, nausea, and constipation. Could it be grumbling appendicitis?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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Can chronic appendicitis go away on its on and not come back - the hospital says they suspect a grumbling appendix. Can i just forget about it?

Yes , they can : Now the concept changed , the term , chronic appendicitis is no longer used ( even though after attack it gives symptoms for long time ) , if symptoms persists , and documented , will need elective ( planed ) appendectomy , you will be fine. ...Read more

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Do You Get Lost Of Appetite With Chronic Appendicities ? (Grumbling Appendix)

Do You Get Lost Of Appetite With Chronic Appendicities ? (Grumbling Appendix)

Anorexia: Loss of appetite can occur with any inflammatory process because the cytokines (chemicals released from one cell which affect the behavior of others) are often those that suppress appetite. The most common of these is tumor necrosis factor, but others are also intimately involved. The "illness" of chronic appendicitis is one which many physicians question. See a general surgeon. ...Read more

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Pain in my right lower abdo, radiating to my leg, hurts when i press hard. Whats difference between UTI and appendictis?, gp said its grumbling apendi

Pain in my right lower abdo, radiating to my leg, hurts when i press hard. Whats difference between UTI and appendictis?, gp said its grumbling apendi

Musculoskeletal: Appendicitis is constant, worsens, causes fever, and declares itself in hours as it becomes a medical emergency. The leg pain does not correlate with either appy or urine problem. A pelvic girdle musculoskeletal disorder is implicated; with irritation of the sciatic nerve. Another consideration is an hernia. The best type doctors to diagnose either osteopath or physiatrist. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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