Acute appendicitis

What is Acute appendicitis?

Acute inflammation of the appendix, usually resulting from bacterial infection, which may be precipitated by obstruction of the lumen by a fecalith; variable symptoms often consisting of periumbilical, colicky pain and vomiting may be followed by fever, leukocytosis, persistent pain, and signs of peritoneal inflammation in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen; perforation or abscess formation is a frequent complication of delayed surgical intervention.

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does avelox 400 MG treat acute appendicitis ? Or is somethoing else used in its place ?...

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Surgery appendectomy

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Based on my experience once I confirm diagnosis of acute appendicitis I...

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my 6 year old daughter has had a high fever with abdominal pain for 3 days centralized around her belly button, no rebound tenderness, no...

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Thank you for posting a query.

Look, her symptoms are really indicative of acute appendicitis. Fever is indicative of an acute inflammation...

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hi my girfriend has pain in her right side of her stomach and she feels hot and cold , and also has a thumping sound in her head . as well as this...

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hi there are many causes for right side abdomen pain like acute cholycystitis ,acute appendicitis ,renal stones,...... it is better to get...

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