Dear Asmarani! Thank you for choosing health care magic. Usually ultrasound is the investigation of choice for appendicitis. But negative ultrasound report cannot rule out appendicitis. It is the clinical diagnosis most of the times.
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Hi, i am 27 years old and i have been experiencing lower right abdominal pain for about half a year. The pain is constant and it becomes worse after i have any form of bowel movement or bending movements. I did an ultrasound scan and nothing wrong was found with my reproductive organs. Subsequently, i saw a colorectal specialist who initially thought that my constipation problem is causing the pain. However, after being on mild laxatives for 3 weeks, the pain did not improve of go away. The doctor says he is unsure of what is wrong with me. I have also sought help alternatively from Traditional Chinese Medicine who has diagnosed me with Chronic Appendicitis . Basically, he identified this condition by first pressing on the lower right quadrant of my abdomen (where the pain is). After which, he lifted up my right leg and pressed on the same spot again and that set me off into a yelping pain in which i literally jumped up a little from the bed. Hence, i will like to seek other opinions as to what can be causing this constant lower right abdominal pain. Is it indeed a condition of chronic appendicitis? This is bearing in mind that the pain intensifies after bowel movements or during any bending motions. Thank you very much for your kind help and time.
My son aged 24 years was operated for appendicitis last week. He got pain on Sunday evening and taken scan on Monday and diagnosed as appendicitis and asked to operate immediately (the size is 8 mm) and operated on tuesday and discharged on Thursday. We are vegetarians? I would like to know what is the cause of this? Second is i didnt take any second opinion from another dr. Am i taken a correct decision?
Hi. My son had an appendectomy within the passed 24 hours. Previous to that he had been sick with stomach virus type symptoms for 5 days. He now has had two loose bowel movements within the past four hours that has blood in them. Is this to be expected or do I need to take him back to the ER? I ve called the Dr. s answering service and am awaiting a response.
Hello, My wife had cold and cough for the last 4 days and I visited a Pulmonologist. He prescribed some tablets and also a nasal spray. She takes nebulization for 3-4 times a day(duolin ). She was an Astma patient in childhood. Since yesterday, she is having unbearable stomach ache and pain around the umbilical cord region on abdomen and we rushed her to hospital. They conducted a Chest X Ray and Scan on the pelvic region. Both came out as normal. No specialist were available yesterday and hence we had to come back. She had about 3-4 instances of vomitting in the last 2 days.
She was operated earlier for appendicitis and stones in the gall bladder.
She will be visiting an Gasteroenterologist today or tomm. Do you have any advise on the next course of action.
I am 19 year old caucasin female, 68inches, 161 lbs. In the last two years I have gotten sick often and think there has to be a conncetion between some of it. I am a college student from poverty level familys so I don't really have insuracne to get testing done.
In Nov 2009 (1.5 years ago) I got pneumonia, Jan 2010, an appendicitis, diagnosed with March 2010 H. pylori. In June I went to Arizona and California I did not tan at all. I went for a walk with a Caribbean, African and Native American Friend. They all got much darker but I didn't even though I didn't use sunscreen. July 2010, bad sinus infection, concussion (injury caused). Aug stomach virus? In Sept blood work was done and I was extremely Vit D deficient. So started taking Vit D and a Multi Vit. In Sept they diagnosed me with a kidney infection
Since November 2010, I have had colitis. There is pretty regularly blood in my stool which is normal texture. There is colon and abdominal pain associated with this. After an excretion it is worse. Especially during my periods the pain seems to be worse. I am often naseua or at least lack an appetite.
I am not anemic, C. Diff, parasites and an inflammatory blood test were negative. They suggested I tried going gluten free but it didnt seem to help
Since February Ive been getting chills, night sweats and occasionally fevers.
In March I fainted. We were talking about phlebotomy but Ive always found blood intersting. The next few days I know my bp was low like 95/60.
In april I started having heart palpations. My resting heart rate would range 120-58 but typically 100+. My bp range anywhere 144/103 to 120/56 to 112/82. My ekg look fine
The beginning of May my urine would be sometimes a burnt color but then an hour later it may be clear or sometimes it would be a greenish color. I typically drink 2 L of water per day. my eating habits havent changed. Three weeks later, I started getting intermediate flank pain. There was blood in the urine but everything else was fine. The doctors are assuming I have kidney stones.
I am waiting to hear from a free/probono specialist to have a colonoscopy done to hopefully determine the colitis source. But ive been waiting since march.
If you could think of anything that might possibly help me figure out what the heck is wrong with me I would be grateful.
is it possible for your appendix to get inflamed every so offten? I think mine does and i went to the hospital for what i though was appendicitis and they said it might have been a minor inflammation. does this mean i might need to get my appendix removed soon? I am 16 and am 5ft 7
I have had right side pain between my rib and hip for two weeks now. I received steroid injections on Thursday to help with pain. I have had a ct scan and ultrasound and nothing was found except fatty liver. I have been in pain all day today now with a low grade fever of 100. What could be going on?
My husband is in good health with annual check-ups. He had (3) Heart Stints in 2009 and continues to take Verapamil 180 mg to control an irregular heart beat, with no problems. He had a prostrate reduction in 2011, no cancer and no problems since....
Hello My 6 year old son has been complaining of abdominal pain , now it has been 28 hours - he vommitted last night and this morning but since he has been able to keep his food down. Tonight he is complaining of severe pain that comes and goes...