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What are the main symptoms of appendicitis ?

What are the main symptoms of appendicitis ?

Main symptoms appedi: The main symptoms of appendicitis are 1 pain in abdomen starting in middle and settling in lower rt of abdomen 2nasea vomiting 3 loss of appetite 4 fever 5 constipation. ...Read more

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Appendicitis (Definition)

Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix which is a finger-shaped pouch that projects off of the colon. It causes right lower quadrant pain that radiates and becomes worse over time. Common symptoms are abdominal pain localizing to the right lower quadrant, nausea or 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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What are the main symptoms of appendicitis and when to worry?

What are the main symptoms of appendicitis and when to worry?

Pain & fever: Persistent pain in right lower side, fever, sometimes cramping, nausea-may have atypical symptoms if appendix is behind colon (retro cecal) or pregnant with baby pushing colon out of usual position. If this apples to you, go see a doc! ...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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Common symptoms of appendicitis?

Common symptoms of appendicitis?

RLQ pain: Most appendicitis is caused by a blockage of the lumen of the appendix. Common causes are fecoliths (small pieces of stool, ) enlarged lymph within the organ, even tumor. The usual presentation is a vague pain in mid abdomen that moves to settle in right lower quadrant, associated with nausea, loss of appetite, and fever. Not diarrhea. Peaks to rupture in 24-72 hrs.Seek attention. Good luck. ...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.

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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Can appendicitis symptoms come and go?

Can appendicitis symptoms come and go?

Usually not: Because appendicitis is acute problem. But there are rare cases of recurrent appendicitis. If your symptoms are intermittent, more likely causes are other GI problems such as crohn's ileitis. Get to a doctor for a definite diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are early symptoms of appendicitis?

What are early symptoms of appendicitis?

Appetite gone: Early is generally within the first 24 hours. Losing your appetite and a dull ache around the middle of the abdomen can happen. Sometimes nausea, vomiting or fever can happen early. Even pain of the right lower abdomen can happen early. The inflammed appendix may cause irritation of colon and bladder causing you to have diarrhea or frequent urination. ...Read more

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What are the main cause of appendicitis?

The lumen: Or internal opening of the appendix gets obstructed by swelling or blockage with particle of food or stool, causing an infection and thus appendicitis. ...Read more