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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Appendicitis In Teenage Girls

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Are girls more likely to get appendicitis than boys?

Are girls more likely to get appendicitis than boys?

No: Girls have an equal likelihood of getting appendicitis as boys. They do have more at risk if their appendix is ruptured. Pus around the reoproductive organs in girls (tube and ovary) can cause scarring and possibly affect fertility. 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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If my teenage daughter gets sharp pains in her side and has some symptoms of appendicitis, what is the danger? She is 15 and just recently got the sharp pains in her side. She can't stand because it hurts so bad.

If my teenage daughter gets sharp pains in her side and has some symptoms of appendicitis, what is the danger? She is 15 and just recently got the sharp pains in her side. She can't stand because it hurts so bad.

Concerns: Young females may have periodic discomfort from ovaries, bleeding, mittleschmirtz? Sp as well as GI issues, from appendicitis, ileitis, meckel's diverticulum etc.
Needs real exam
full history- keep a log of time/ area/ other things going on. Read more

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What are some common symptoms of anaemia (iron deficiency) in teenage girls?

What are some common symptoms of anaemia (iron deficiency) in teenage girls?

Anemia: Severe anemia from iron deficiency often has fatigue associated with it. Sometimes feeling light headed as well. Unfortunately (or fortunately) mild anemia frequently has no symptoms. Many teenage girls are mildly iron deficient because they have poor diets and menstruate. Encouraging proper nutrition is always a good idea! Read more

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Please tell me all symptoms of stomach ulcers in women and teen girls?

Please tell me all symptoms of stomach ulcers in women and teen girls?

Varied or none: Pud may present with abd pain, bleeding, nausea/vomiting, early satiety, anorexia or no symptoms at all. Read more

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Symptoms of appendicitis.

Symptoms of appendicitis.

Ok: Pain from appendicitis can be midline, rlq, llq or back, or pelvic depending on the location intra abdominal. Or retroperitoneal.
May start central and gradually move to rlq.

Anorexia, nausea and sometimes vomiting. Read more

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What are symptoms of appendicitis?

What are symptoms of appendicitis?

Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain that starts in the center of your abdomen and moves down to your right lower quadrant is "classic" for appendicitis. Unfortunately, appendicitis rarely presents classically. Sometimes it is accompanied with a fever and nausea, but not always. You have to have abdominal pain to have appendicitis. Read more

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What are the symptoms of appendicitis?

What are the symptoms of appendicitis?

Need doctor to check: Lower right abdominal pain can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain worsens over time, with fever coming on). Other possible causes of pain include... if one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side. Having gas may or may not be related to such discomfort (lactose intolerance causes gas). A hernia, etc., can cause pain. Read more

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What are the symptoms of appendicitis.

What are the symptoms of appendicitis.

Fever, abd pain, no: Fever, low grade temp, lack of appetite. Pain gets worse in right lower quadrant and worse when sudden movement, and vomiting. Read more

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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. Read more

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What are the symptoms of having appendicitis?

What are the symptoms of having appendicitis?

RLQ ABD Pain: The "classic" pt: vague abdominal pain that 'moves' to the right lower abdomen over ~24hrs, becoming constant, progressively worsening; decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting, fever. Studies have shown that only 50% of patients have classic symptoms, making the diagnosis somewhat challenging. Ct scans have been very helpful for diagnosis in equivocal cases, but the radiation exposure is not trivial. Read more

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What are the symptoms of? Having appendicitis?

What are the symptoms of? Having appendicitis?

RLQ ABD Pain: The "classic" pt: vague abdominal pain that 'moves' to the right lower abdomen over ~24hrs, becoming constant, progressively worsening; decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting, fever. Studies have shown that only 50% of patients have classic symptoms, making the diagnosis somewhat challenging. Ct scans have been very helpful for diagnosis in equivocal cases, but the radiation exposure is not trivial. Read more

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What are the causes and symptoms of appendicitis?

What are the causes and symptoms of appendicitis?

Causes not: Really known. Usually starts with discomfort around the navel that localizes to the right lower quadrant and and becomes more severe. Read more

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Symptoms of appendicitis symptoms of appendicitis

Abd pain: Rt. Lower quadrant abd. Pain, fever, nausea, anorexia, and elevated white blood cell count. Read more

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I was curious what the symptoms were of appendicitis?

I was curious what the symptoms were of appendicitis?

Pain and illness: Usually gradual onset mid abdominal discomfort that gets worse and moves to the right lower abdomen, getting worse over 24-48 hours. Usually do not feel like eating. Sometimes fever or vomiting. Painful abdomen to move around or walk. Read more

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What are the first warnings or symptoms of appendicitis?

Pain, anorexia: Classic appendicitis symptoms are: pain that starts near the belly button and is crampy, and then moves to the right lower abdomen and becomes constant; and anorexia (not being hungry). Fever is common, and many have nausea. Most don't have vomiting or change in bowel habits. Symptoms can be atypical if the appendix is located somewhere other than the normal place (in the right lower abdomen). Read more

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What is appendicitis? What are the symptoms of appendicitis?

Inflammation: Of the appendix and signs are pain in the right side below the belly button with worsening over time. Go to the er if you are worried. Read more

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I think I might have appendicitis? What are the symptoms of appendicitis?

I think I might have appendicitis? What are the symptoms of appendicitis?

Right sided pain: Textbook symptoms would be diffuse pain in the abdomen that then moves to the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. Nausea and vomiting. Possible fevers and chills. Not feeling hungry. Usually continues to worsen until surgically treated. Read more

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Ovary or unusual symptoms of appendicitis?

Ovary or unusual symptoms of appendicitis?

Unclear question: Disorders of the appendix and ovary can have overlapping symptoms. If you suspect either, please see your doctor. Read more

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What are the symptoms of appendicitis in babies?

What are the symptoms of appendicitis in babies?

Unlikely: Appendicitis would be very unusual in an infant, but anything is possible. If your baby has belly pain, swelling, poor feeding, fever and/or vomiting, they need to be examined right away. Read more

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