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Appendicitis, or inflammation of the appendix, is a medical emergency. Usually treatment involves surgical removal of the appendix.

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APPENDICITIS

The vermifom appendix or appendix in short, is a small part of the bowel or intestine. It is situated on the right side of the abdomen at the junction of the small and large intestines. It is a small narrow sac approximately 10 cm long and 1 cm wide. The appendix is a vestigial organ,...Read More

Posted on : Saturday, October 13, 2007 12:00 AM
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natasha91
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hi i had my appendix removed 3weeks ago i am still sore it comes and goes but can become really painfull i was taken back into hospital 1 week after my op and they told me it was just normal and was allowed home within a few days but i am still, in pain and i am also sick alot it started with me being sick ever couple of days but i was sick all yesterday and today and i am in some pain
Replied on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 12:00 AM

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you seem to feel just like i did 2 weeks after i had my appendix removed,3 weeks ago, i was finally in so much pain i went to the hospital and discovered i had a bad infection, one very large abscess and many small ones, my surgeon had seen me just 2 days earlier and thought nothing when i told him how much pain i was in, if you think something isn't right get a second opinion, and don't wait, it'll only get worse....
Replied on Sunday, November 15, 2009 12:00 AM

benfo
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I have a question for anyone who may know about the heredity of appendicitis. My brother had it about ten years ago. My sister had it a year leter, and my father had appendicitis this week. What are the statistical chances of this happening to three people in one family like this?
Replied on Friday, December 18, 2009 12:00 AM

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My father in law had his appendix removed while a teenager, as did my husband. Today my son is having the symptoms and we are waiting per Dr. order to see if things progress. He is 15
Replied on Sunday, January 3, 2010 12:00 AM

23821454
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I am a patient of appendicitis. I have finished my surgery and on last the last three days I am walking very well, but its paining when I am sitting for a long time. I want to sleep a long time. Is it possible?
Replied on Sunday, January 24, 2010 12:00 AM

Sabrina_l33
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I have this really bad pain in my lower right side and it wont go away. It keeps me up at night. I dont feel sick or anything, I feel like I'm cramping but this is 10 times worse. Could this be appendicitis?
Replied on Tuesday, February 2, 2010 12:00 AM

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Hi Sabrina, it could be appendicitic, i had mine removed on the 10/02/2010, i felt the way you did and thought it was just a stomach buck, the next thing i know i couldnt stand up straight the pain was unbearable, i went to the doctor the next day and explained and pointed where the pain was on my abdomin right hand side, itwas confirmed appendicitis.
Replied on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 12:00 AM

mari3nbbyj
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What happens if you have had the pain for a while and have'nt gotten it treated?
Replied on Friday, February 5, 2010 12:00 AM
 




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