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Right side spasm. Feels like maybe intestinal spasm? What does appendicitis feel like?

Right side spasm. Feels like maybe intestinal spasm? What does appendicitis feel like?

Common symptoms: Ppendicitis usually starts with nausea and vomitting, peri umbilical pain and then moves to the r lower abdomen. That is the classic book symptoms. All patients are different. See your doctor or a surgeon as soon as possible. ...Read more

Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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Upper intestinal spasm?

Upper intestinal spasm?

See your doc: 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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Are hormonal changes and intestinal spasm and pain linked???

Are hormonal changes and intestinal spasm and pain linked???

Yes: Women with functional bowel disorders such as Irritable Bowel Disease tend to experience more symptoms premenstrually and during the menses. The hormonal changes result in increased pain sensitivity. ...Read more

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I've had recurring SX of appendicitis over 12 months, CT scan WO contrast showed diverticulitis and thickened bowel. But pain on right lower side. Dx?

I've had recurring SX of appendicitis over 12 months, CT scan WO contrast showed diverticulitis and thickened bowel. But pain on right lower side. Dx?

Diverticulitis: You are so young for diverticulitis. You better rest those bowels for a few days and flush them out and then change your eating habits or you will have problems as you age ...Read more

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My right side of abdomen feels weird and I also have pain around my belly button. I thought it was appendicitis but I'm not having bowel movements.

My right side of abdomen feels weird and I also have pain around my belly button. I thought it was appendicitis but I'm not having bowel movements.

NeedsToBeChecked for: Your symptoms may be due to appendicitisTypical pain of appendicitis starts from around the belly button and than gets settled in rt lower abdomen. And no bowel movement and loss of appetite, nausea/vomiting is common
If concerned about Appendicitis which is a surgical emergency and is diagnosed by typical history&physical exam&blood count.Imaging some time done to confirm diagnosisCAT SCAN/ULTRASO ...Read more

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Can chronic appendicities cause rib pain like pain on my ribs or can that be due to my right sided intestine inflammation?

Yes: Any process occurring in the abdomen could potentially lead to referred pain to adjacent structures, so the rib pain may be from appendix. The pain could also be due to a different process, such as fracture or inflammation from the appendix. Have you spoken to your doctor about the pain? Have you had a recent chest x-ray or other diagnostic imaging? Do you have fever? Have you had recent labs? ...Read more

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How do I know if my pain is appendicitis or just regular intestinal cramps?

See a doctor: If you think you are ill and may have appendicitis, go see a professional who can take a history and do a physical exam and use other diagnostic techniques. ...Read more

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Can appendicitis cause bowel spasms?

Can appendicitis cause bowel spasms?

POSSIBLY: Appendicitis usually presents as a vague pain around the navel and mid-abdomen, which then progresses to right lower quadrant over 12 to 24 hours. Some patients might perceive the pain as a cramp, or spasm. Diarhea is usually not associated, but loss of appetite is. Certainly, as the disease progresses, fever can develop. Good luck. ...Read more

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Just had surgery for appendicitis only had one bowel movent in 3 days little movement only feel blocked what can I do to help?

Just had surgery for appendicitis only had one bowel movent in 3 days little movement only feel blocked what can I do to help?

Post-op: It can take the bowels some time to return to normal speed of functioning. You can help by drinking lots of fluids, eating a high fiber diet, and making sure that you are walking. A stool softener such as colace (docusate sodium) for a couple of days can also help. If your symptoms are not improving, if you start having increased abdominal pain, or you begin to vomit let your surgeon know immediately. ...Read more

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My son was diagnosed with appendicitis the results of it. He had an abscess on his pelvis blocking his bowel and bladder will he hve any future health?

My son was diagnosed with appendicitis the results of it. He had an abscess on his pelvis blocking his bowel and bladder will he hve any future health?

Abcess appendix: Sorry to hear about your little gut. While his immediate recovery may take a bit longer because of rupture, there is usually not much else long term that could be problematic. Sometimes there is a bit more scar tissue in the area from a ruptured appendix. Which could make child a bit more prone to obstruction down the road, but if good surgical technique and debridement done, unlikely! ...Read more

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I have intermittent right abdominal discomfort usually relieved after bowel movement, is this symptoms of appendicitis?

No: Appendicitis is not intermittent. You'll also have fever and chills with it. You may have irregular bowel though. Talk to your physician to start evaluation. ...Read more

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Tenderness near naval but not appendicitis I have bowel movements easy and frequently but it only hurts when I push down been going on for 5-6 months?

Hernia: Among the many things that can cause abdominal pain I would consider the possibility that you have an umbilical hernia. That would be a common cause of pain in the navel especially when bearing down. ...Read more

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I have on & off right abdominal dscomfort for a month relieved after bowel movement & now I have low grade fever for 2days, is this mild appendicitis?

I have on & off right abdominal dscomfort for a month relieved after bowel movement & now I have low grade fever for 2days, is this mild appendicitis?

Not likely: A one month history would be most unusual for appendicitis although there is such a thing as chronic appendicitis. With that type of history you have I suggest you see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can intestinal infections spread to the appendix ultimately resulting in appendicits?

Yes: By definition sure. The appendix is related to the intestinal tract, so any infection in the intestine could find its way to the appendix, ultimately causing that area to be infected. ...Read more

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How can one person have appendicitus, intestinal malrotation and gallbladder disease all at once?

Odds are small but..: In medicine, there is an old adage: "if it can happen, it will happen." you are describing an implausible but possible scenario. ...Read more

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Can appendictis surgery and a bowel obstruction cause infertility?

Can appendictis surgery and a bowel obstruction cause infertility?

Very, very rare.: There is good recent data demonstrating that appendectomy does not interfere with fertility at all. Bowel obstruction surgery causing infertility would also be extraordinarily rare. ...Read more

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I have severe abdominal spasm like pain that just started out of no where and radiating to my back what could be the problem?

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See your doctor!: There are many potential causes for this discomfort, some may be relatively benign, but some can be very serious. A doctor needs to see, exam, and test you to figure out which is which. The diagnoses can range from ulcers, gall bladder disease, pancreatitis, to major blood vessel problems. Do not dawdle and hope it will go away, because the more serious possibilities are time sensitive. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Abdominal spasm?

Abdominal spasm: Abdominal spasm = involuntary contractions of muscles in digestive tract which propels food through it. ...Read more

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Dear sir, what is abdominal spasm, and how do you treat it?

Dear sir, what is abdominal spasm, and how do you treat it?

Abd spasm: Not sure exactly what is meant by abdominal spasm. Could be issue with spasm of the muscle of the abdomen wall. Could be issue with "spasm" of intestine or colon. Many things can cause "abdominal spasm". That description (if from your healthcare provider) means they are not sure what is causing your symptoms, but feel it is most likely not serious. Continue to monitor symptoms & see doctor ...Read more

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Can someone tell me about treatment of intestinal spasm and what can I do to prevent it?

Can someone tell me about treatment of intestinal spasm and what can I do to prevent it?

Bowel antispasmodics: The treatment of intestinal spasm depends upon the cause of the spasm. If there is no significant underlying organic disease then bowel spasm may be treated with dietary manipulation, probiotics, fiber, or medications including bowel antispasmodics such as dicyclomine. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal spasm, burping and abdominal discomfort.

I am experiencing abdominal spasm, burping and abdominal discomfort.

Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic. Your physician or a gastroenterologist will take a thorough history, perform a complete examination and order any appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. In the meantime follow a bland, fat free diet and take mylanta after meals to prevent gas buildup. ...Read more

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How can diabetic ketoacidosis cause abdominal spasm?

How can diabetic ketoacidosis cause abdominal spasm?

Toxic to the Cells: Both ketones and acids are toxins. They interfere with normal cell function. They can cause muscle cells to contact and stay contracted which causes cramps and pain. The dehydration that accompanies ketoacidosis makes this even worse. ...Read more

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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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Abdominal Spasm (Definition)

Abdominal spasm = involuntary contractions of muscles in digestive tract which ...Read more