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November 17, 2016

Appendicitis are usually associated with acute appendicitis and the most common symptom are pain in the abdomen around the belly button which then moves to lower right abdomen and intensifies. Other symptoms includes nausea, mild fever, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, loss of appetite and inability to pass gas. 

Cause

Acute appendicitis formed from an abdominal infection that has spread to the appendix or an obstruction from hardened stool, a foreign object or an ulcer that has blocked up the ap...

August 8, 2016

 What is the Appendix?

- The appendix is a narrow, small, finger-shaped portion of the large intestine that generally hangs down from (within) the lower right side of the abdomen.

- If the appendix becomes infected (appendicitis), in most cases the infected appendix must be surgically removed (emergency appendectomy) before a hole develops in the appendix (perforation) and spreads the infection to the entire abdominal space (peritonitis).

- It may also progress to gangrenous with risk to life and...

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