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What are the symptoms of a ruptured appendix?

What are the symptoms of a ruptured appendix?

Pain and fever: Appendicitis and a ruptured appendicitis can present in many ways. There might be a localized pain if there is an abscess or a generalized abdominal severe pain. The fever is very often present. ...Read more

Appendix (Definition)

The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of a ruptured appendix?

What are the symptoms of a ruptured appendix?

Severe pain : Pain that is no longer just in the right lower abdomen but that now spreads across the whole abdomen. Extremely sensitive to touch, coughing, bumps in the road. Fevers, racing heartbeat , shortness of breath weakness. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a burst eardrum?

What are the symptoms of a burst eardrum?

Several: Initially pain, sometimes bleeding, fullness, pressure, and hearing loss. The size of the perforation and the extent of middle ear pathology need to be taken into account when considering what symptoms will occur. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of a burst gallbladder?

What are some of the symptoms of a burst gallbladder?

Severe: A ruptured gallbladder will spill bile into the abdomen and you will have the worst abdominal pain imaginable, may be all areas or more confined to the right upper abdomen. This is a medical emergency, and will need urgent surgery. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ruptured apendix?

Why wait? Go to ER!: Appendicitis starts with diffuse abdominal pain, loss of appetite - maybe nausea. Then it becomes very localized between hip bone & belly button & very intense. If it ruptures - this is very dangerous - it again becomes more diffuse and wide spread. Get to an er if you are anywhere in this. Don't wait for rupture! ...Read more

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What are the consequences of a ruptured appendix?

What are the consequences of a ruptured appendix?

Widespread infection: When the appendix ruptures it can spew puss about the abdominal cavity causing peritonitis, which is a life threatening condition. At the time of rupture the pain in the right lower abdomen can suddenly and significantly diminish, which is a "false flag". ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a tendon rupture?

What are the symptoms of a tendon rupture?

Pain weakness: Tendons are attached to muscles. Usually it's the muscle that tears. Either way you lose strength and motion in the effected joint. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a busted appendex?

Abdominal pain: Ruptured appendix can be life threatening. Abdominal pain & tenderness, esp. Right lower, nausea, poor appetite are other common symptoms. Fever could mean its getting pretty bad. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a ruptured hernia?

What are the signs of a ruptured hernia?

Hernia is a rupture: Assuming you are talking about external abdominal hernias (not herniated disc or internal abdominal hernias), and you care concerned about incarceration or strangulation, any pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distention, urinary symptoms are warning signs. If you develop any of those, or if the hernia becomes so large that it is cosmetically unsightly, then you need an operation to fix it. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a pelvic abscess?

What are the symptoms of a pelvic abscess?

Fever,Pain,Diarrhea: A pelvic abscess is a collection of pus that develops after an infection, such as perforated appendicitis, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, crohn's disease, etc. Therefore, some of the symptoms may be related to the primary illness. However, common symptoms include fever, diarrhea, and a deep-seated pain in the pelvis. Rx will require antibiotics +/-drainage +/- rx of underlying prob. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an appendix attack?

What are the symptoms of an appendix attack?

Symptoms: 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. Things which are jolting like walking or coughing can increase the pain. See below. ...Read more

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What are the major symptoms of ruptured uterus?

What are the major symptoms of ruptured uterus?

Ruptured Uterus: I think the biggest sign is fetal distress. If you don't have an epidural then you may feel pain. Sometimes there are not symptoms till it happens. I had a patient that had this catastrophic event and the babies heart rate dropped and never went back to normal. When the baby was delivered it was severely depressed and developed cp. Hope this helps give some personal info. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a brain abscess?

What are the symptoms of a brain abscess?

Fever and headache: Are the most common. Seizures may also occur as can weakness on one side of the body. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a ruptured ovarian cyst?

What are the  symptoms  of a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Ovarian cyst: Usually a ruptured cyst causes pain. It can also bloating. Other symptoms are less common. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a ruptured disk?

What are the symptoms of a ruptured disk?

Pain / nerve symptom: Ruptured disc causes pain in the local area and may also impinge on a nerve which may cause pain or loss of function ( motor or sensory) in the area supplied by that nerve. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a bowel infection?

What are the symptoms of a bowel infection?

It varies: In the lower GI tract an infection can have a different range of symptoms like diarrhea (with or without blood), gas, or bloating. You can also have fever, nausea and vomiting. These infections can be bacterial or viral. Viral syndromes are usually self-limited while bacterial may need antibiotics for some cases. In any case you want to keep hydrated and see your doctor if you cannot do that. ...Read more