Appendicitis | Symptoms And Treatment of Appendicitis

Appendicitis | Symptoms And Treatment of Appendicitis
Appendicitis | Symptoms And Treatment of Appendicitis 

Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix, a finger-shaped pouch that proceeds from your colon in the lower right area of ​​your abdomen.

Appendicitis causes pain in your lower right abdomen. However, in most people, pain starts around the navel and then moves. As soon as swelling worsens, the pain of appendicitis usually increases and eventually becomes serious.

Although one can develop appendicitis, most of it happens between people between the ages of 10 and 30 years of age. Surgical remedies for appendices in standard treatment.


Symptoms and symptoms of appendicitis may include:

1) sudden pain which starts on the right side of the lower abdomen
2) Sudden abnormality that starts around your navel and often shift to your right lower abdomen
3) The pain that worsens if you do cough, walk or other jerking movements
4) Nausea and vomiting
5) Loss of appetite
6) Low grade fever which can worsen if illness increases
7) constipation or diarrhea
8) Flatening
9) Flatening

Depending on the status of your age and your appendix, your pain site may vary. When you are pregnant, the pain can come from your upper stomach because your appendix is ​​high during pregnancy.


A blockage in the lining of the appendix, which is the result of infection, is a possible cause of appendicitis. Bacteria multiply rapidly, so that the supplements are filled with swelling, swelling and pus. If not treated immediately, the appendix can burst.


To help diagnose appendicitis, your doctor will probably take a history of your signs and symptoms and check your stomach.

Tests and procedures used to diagnose appendicitis include:

1) Physical examination to assess your pain. Your doctor can put gentle pressure on the painful area. When pressure is released suddenly, the pain of appendicitis will often feel worse, indicating that the adjacent peritoneum is swollen.

Your doctor may also see the tendency of straining your stomach muscles in response to pressure of stomach stiffness and supplementation of swelling (guarding).

Your doctor may use a lubricated, glovey finger to check your lower rectum. A pelvic examination can be given to women of childbearing age to examine possible gynecological problems which can be a cause of pain.

2) Blood test. your doctor to check for a high white blood cell count, which may indicate an infection.

3) urine test. Your doctor can make an urinalysis to ensure that urinary tract infections or kidney stone are not the cause of your pain.

4) imaging test. Your doctor may recommend stomach X-rays, stomach ultrasound, computerized tomography (CT) scan or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to help confirm your appendicitis or to detect other causes of your pain.


Treatment of appendicitis usually involves surgery to remove inflammatory appendices. Before surgery you may be given antibiotics supplements to treat infection.

Surgery (appendectomy) to remove addendum

Appendectomy can be done as an open surgery using an abdominal incision about 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 centimeters) long (laparotomy). Or surgery can be done through some small abdominal incisions (laparoscopic surgery). During laparoscopic appendectomy, the surgeon incorporates a special surgical device and a video camera in your stomach to remove your appendix.

In general, laparoscopic surgery allows you to recover and heal faster with less pain and scars. It can be better for older adults and people with obesity.

But laparoscopic surgery is not suitable for everyone. If your appendix has exploded and the infection has spread out of the appendix or you have become absent, then you may need an open appendectomy, which allows your surgeon to clean the stomach cavity.

Expect to spend in hospital for one or two days after your appendectomy.

Appendix to draw a boil before surgery

If your appendix has exploded and has a abscess around it, then your skin can get boiling through the tube in the boil. Appendectomy can be done several weeks after controlling the infection.

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