Appendicitis

What is Appendicitis?

Inflammation of the appendix - an appendage at the junction of small and large intestines.Presents as fever, right lower quadrant abdominal pain and so on.Operation and removal is often necessary.

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my daughter is 14 and has had abdominal pains for 5 days? she had diaorehea for 2 days and it sopped , she had 2 days off school and ended coming...

doctor1 MD

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When there is left side pain along with these symptoms, it could be acute colitis or diverticulosis. This is not an emergency but she will...

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what are the symptoms of appendicitis?
The pain is on the left side but is seems to be going away

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Appendicitis pain is mostly on the right side

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The common symptom of...

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Can appendicitis disappear on its own ? or did my appendix burst as pain has...

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If the appendix...

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