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What are the signs of appendicitis?
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Early or late?
Early may be non specific signs.
Mild upper abd discomfort on exam. Later can be fever, dehydration from vomiting or diarrhea, rapid heart rate, pain in right lower quadrant of abdomen, "rebound" tenderness (hurts worse after pressing in ), with heel drop, bringing right knee to chest, stretching it out, tenderness on rectal exam. Thinking maybe? See a doc now!

In brief: Early or late?
Early may be non specific signs.
Mild upper abd discomfort on exam. Later can be fever, dehydration from vomiting or diarrhea, rapid heart rate, pain in right lower quadrant of abdomen, "rebound" tenderness (hurts worse after pressing in ), with heel drop, bringing right knee to chest, stretching it out, tenderness on rectal exam. Thinking maybe? See a doc now!
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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In brief: Abdominal pain
Signs & symptoms of appendicitis include abdominal pain, that often starts generalized, then localizes to the right lower quadrant; nausea, sometimes with vomiting; and fever.
It can, however, look different. If you are really worried, see your dr.

In brief: Abdominal pain
Signs & symptoms of appendicitis include abdominal pain, that often starts generalized, then localizes to the right lower quadrant; nausea, sometimes with vomiting; and fever.
It can, however, look different. If you are really worried, see your dr.
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