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The condition of inflammation of the appendix due to pathogen infection is called appendicitis. It is a 4-inch long tube-like organ that elongates from the large intestine. The inflammation of the appendix is indeed a medical emergency and it needs an appendix surgery to address it by removing the organ.

Normally in cases of appendicitis, the organ doesn’t burst in the primary stages. However, in case this condition is ignored over time, it can definitely burst out of the blue. Thus it’s always recommended to get an appendix surgery well before this emergency arises.

Here we list some warning signs that you might have to admit yourself into the ER due to untreated appendicitis.

Your stomach hurts more:

The pain of appendicitis spreads from the belly to the right abdominal side. If you feel pain while walking, going over a bump in a vehicle or while coughing, your appendix might be on the verge of bursting.

You’re feeling nauseous, vomiting with no appetite:

The inflammation can sometimes lead to feeling nauseous and vomiting. Thus, if you’re feeling the same accompanied by loss of appetite for a while, things might not be going well with you inflamed appendix.

Your bathroom breaks are more frequent than usual:

Appendix in some people is located near the pelvic floor, making it add pressure to the bladder.

So when the bladder come into contact with the inflamed appendix. Often the bladder does not empty in one go and thereby it causes irritation too. It makes you feel you have to go pee frequently.

You have a fever:

Whenever there is any inflammation in the body, the autoimmune system responds by sending a chemical signal to the brain. As a result, we experience fever or even chill. So, if you feel chill and fever, without any other apparent cause, it’s possible it is because of the severe inflammation in the appendix.

You’re feeling disoriented:

In case you’re experiencing two or more of the above-mentioned symptoms along with feeling disoriented, it could indicate severe appendix infection. There is also a chance that infection might have entered the bloodstream. This will lead to affecting the oxygen level in the blood eventually.

Although the symptoms vary from one person to other. If you’re experiencing at least two to three of these above-mentioned symptoms, go for a screening to be on the safe side.

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Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix, a 4 inch-long tube organ that extends from the large intestine. Appendicitis is a medical emergency that almost always requires an appendix surgery to remove the appendix.

If an inflamed appendix is left untreated, the appendix will eventually burst, or perforate, spilling infectious materials into the abdominal cavity. This can lead to a serious inflammation of the abdominal cavity’s. That can be fatal unless it is treated quickly with strong antibiotics. So appendix surgery is very important in this case.

The early signs of this vary from person to person. Let’s understand them one by one. However, the most common symptom is as follows:

Extreme and sudden abdominal pain is normally the first symptom of appendicitis.

The pain often begins near the belly button. As it worsens, it will usually shift to the lower right side of the abdomen.

There are some other signs too:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Constipation or diarrhoea
  • Inability to pass gas
  • Low-grade fever and chills
  • A temperature between 99° and 102° Fahrenheit
  • Wanting to have a bowel movement to relieve discomfort
  • Stomach swelling

Although, these symptoms appear in only 50 percent of cases. Some patients may experience stomach pain very slightly or not at all. Others may have less common symptoms.

Symptoms in children and infants

Children and infants may not go through pain in one specific area. There may be tenderness throughout the body, or there may be no pain at all. While children and infants may not experience severe pain as older patients do, research suggests that abdominal pain is still the most common symptom of appendicitis for this age group.

Symptoms in older adults and during pregnancy

Older adults and pregnant women may also experience different signs. The stomach pain may be less severe and less specific. Possible symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and fever. During pregnancy, the pain may move upward toward the upper right quadrant after the first trimester.

Abdominal pain can be a symptom of other conditions that seem like appendicitis. These include Constipation, Stomach lesions, Inflammatory bowel diseases, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, Damage or injury to the abdomen, Stool, parasites, or growths that clog the inside of the appendix.

There is no way to prevent appendicitis. However, detecting early signs of the same can help to deal better with it.

Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. The appendix is a small, four-inch-long tube-shaped piece of tissue situated on the lower right side of the abdomen. It remains attached to the colon. The most common symptom is severe pain in the abdomen. Therefore, it can be easily confused with other health-related symptoms. It is mostly seen in the 20s but can develop at any age. Although the symptoms might differ in case of adults and children individually. The function of an appendix is still unknown but when it tears, it has to be removed immediately to prevent any further life-threatening complications. Continue reading What Are The Common Signs And Symptoms Of Appendicitis?

Appendectomy

The appendix is a tiny organ present in the junction between the small intestine and large intestine. It is a non-essential organ from a survival point of view. A functional appendix does offer some health benefits, but its removal does not cause any complication either. That is why appendix surgery in Varanasi is often recommended in case inflamed, infected or ruptured appendix. The surgical removal of the appendix is called the appendectomy.

Continue reading Appendectomy –What Is It And When To Seek Medical Help?

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