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How long do the symptoms of appendicitis last?

How long do the symptoms of appendicitis last?

Days: Appendicitis is an acute illness which leads to rupture if not treated within days of it's onset. Once in a blue moon, the body will seal off the rupture, leading to a prolonged low-level infection that can "simmer" for weeks; however, most people have so much pain prior to rupture that they seek out medical attention before this can occur. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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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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How long do symptoms of appendicitis last?

How long do symptoms of appendicitis last?

Usually: The symptoms are of 24-48 hours of worsening abdominal pain, pain moving into right lower abdomen, nausea sometimes with vomiting ; fever, abdominal pain may get worse with movement or walking. ...Read more

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What are chronic appendicities ? How long does it last ? & symptoms

What are chronic appendicities ? How long does it last ? & symptoms

Unusual: Chronic appendicitis is an unusual diagnosis, not all surgeons agree that it exists. Acute appendicitis is characterized by pain near bellybutton localizing to right lower quadrant, nausea, vomiting, occasionally loose stools, fever, decreased appetite. There are other things that can cause chronic abdominal pain would suggest having your doctor evaluate you thoroughly. ...Read more

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How long does appendicitis last for?

How long does appendicitis last for?

Until....: Short answer: until you either get operated on or it kills you. Not to say that it's 100% fatal without treatment, but that's how you should think about it. ...Read more

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How long does appendicitis pains last?

Until treatment: Acute appendicitis pain will persist until your appendix is removed or perforates. I would not wait for your appendix to perforate because left untreated it may result in sepsis and death. If you have the signs and symptoms of appendicitis i would go to the er immediately. ...Read more

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For how long is an appendix typically sick before symptoms of appendicitis?

For how long is an appendix typically sick before symptoms of appendicitis?

12 hour/appendicitis: Appendicitis starts, progresses, with pain in lower right abdomen, fever and signs of infection. By 12 to 24 hours patients know something is wrong and get in to a health care facility. Surgeons remove the bad appendix, hopefully before it ruptures. Surgically cured! recovery is about a week. Usually one or two days in hospital. Often performed laprascopically. ...Read more

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After starting symptoms of appendicitis, how long till the appendix ruptures?

After starting symptoms of appendicitis, how long till the appendix ruptures?

Unpredictable: It is compelling reason to see a physician for sudden abdominal pain , early diagnosis is difficult in very young and old , in spite of better diagnostic tools . ...Read more

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How long is an appendix patient typically sick before symptoms of appendicitis?

How long is an appendix patient typically sick before symptoms of appendicitis?

Hours to a day: Inflammation of the appendix may be present only a few hours before becoming clinically apparent. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed last night with appendicolith, how long before that turns into appendicitis or even ruptures?

I was diagnosed last night with appendicolith, how long before that turns into appendicitis or even ruptures?

Good question: incepted stool in the lumen of appendix with time becomes stone like formation will eventually obstruct the lumen causing severe appendicitis time unpredictable ( or may never will obstruct reason some will do just observation ) , best way to manage is by laparoscopic removal electively at your convenience . ...Read more

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I have been having pain the last 8 weeks, can a blood test rule out appendicitis, can you have pain for dat long on and off wit appendix?

I have been having pain the last 8 weeks, can a blood test rule out appendicitis, can you have pain for dat long on and off wit appendix?

Abdominal pain: It would be unusual for pain lasting 8 weeks to be from appendicitis. This could be due to constipation, irritable bowel or other GI or gyn related issues. You can and should have a routine set of labs and follow up with your pcp and GI doctor if the pain has been for that period of time. ...Read more

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