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  • Chronic Appendicitis???

    I’m in my early twenties and I’ve had pain in my lower right side for a few months now. I brushed it off to start with because I thought it was maybe just growing pains but it’s gotten worse recently. It comes and goes it doesn’t radiate to any other parts of my stomach. It’s sometimes a dull pain but...

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  • Apendicitis? Or something else? Help!

    Ok so here is the skinny. Starting last Sunday (9 days ago counting today) I started experiencing sharp extreme upper left abdominal pain. Very painful an 8 at least that would come on and off for a few seconds at a time. It would come an go with some happening several times in 10-30 minutes to whole...

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  • Appendix

    The emergency doctor informed me my appendix may burst How do I reduce the risk

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  • Pain and tenderness coming back after appendectomy

    HI, I had my appendix out via keyhole surgery about 2 1/2 weeks ago. My appendix hadn't ruptured but it was chronically inflamed as I apparently had appendicitis in September but was wrongly diagnosed in hospital. Everything seemed to be healing ok and the pain was easing, but exactly 2 weeks after...

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  • Pain in left side

    I had appendicts out 4 months ago. Ever since have pain in left side where one incision was keeps me up at night. When I went back to surgeon for checkup I told him. He told me I could have pain for up to a year. Is this normal

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  • Appendicular???

    Hi. So I had CT scan to do abdominal pain, CT came back and told me I have something called "Appendicular" I think? and it means that food gets stuck in my appendix, and he also told me not to worry because my appendix is not inflamed. Does anybody else have this? Thanks

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  • Appendicitis or functional pain?

    My daughter who is 8 years old has ongoing severe abdominal pain, but no one has been able to work out the cause.  The pain is severe - she screams out in pain if someone touches her stomach.  The pain is located in the right hand side where her appendix is.  The pain never goes but she...

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  • Ongoing problems after Appendix removal

    Good morning/evening! I'm hoping someone can help me or advise further, I had my appendix removed, via keyhole surgery on the 16th July. The pain was horrible! I even nearly passed out which has never happened before, no pain relief was touching the pain, even down to IV morphine. However they...

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  • Anxiety and Appendicitis!

    Hi everyone,  I'm just looking for some advice and reassurance. I suffer from anxiety and have for a fair few years now. Lately when it comes to my health it tends to take over and make me panic. The latest thing I'm obsessing over is having appendicitis. About 3 months ago I started feeling...

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  • Really scared about appendicitis

    Hi my name is Luke and I am 18 years old. Let me tell my story quickly- I drank last Sunday for the first time a little bit and threw up very heavily and since then the symptoms started. Loss of appetite, stomach hurting / heavy feeling in bottom right , grumbling / gassy, some back pains and even...

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  • Appendicolith diagnosis before appendicitis

    My question is, once diagnosed with Appendicolith, how long could it take before appendicitis develops? I have a 4 month history of kidney stones on and around both kidneys. I've had them blasted under general anesthesia 3 times since June this year with no relief. Most pain was on my left flank....

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  • Having a little pain after my appendix surgery

    My appendix busted back in may and i had to have emergency surgery and it's now December and I'm starting to have a little pain on that side which I been taking Tylenol for it. Did anybody experience this after surgery. Also i might be pregnant so can that be where ther pain us coming from.

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  • Pain 5 weeks after lap appendectomy

    Hello all, I had the surgery on November 14th, after the surgery I felt no pain at all for the first few days. I am based in China and had pain for 2/3 weeks before surgery. It was difficult to get diagnosed as it was mild appendicitis. It is normal in China to stay in hospital for 5/6 days after the...

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  • Severe pain in appendix area after one year of surgery

    As the title says, i have been suffering severe pain right where my appendix had existed. I had mild pain in that area occasionally before this. but since yesterday morning the pain has very increased. I had open appendicits surgery November 3 of 2016. What is happening what should i do? My details...

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  • Infections after abdominal removal.

    Dear all, I have had an appendix removal. One week after sugery, I am feeling sharp pain and bloated in my stomach. Went back to the doctor, was told that I had an abdominal collections though my appendix wasn't ruptured. Had an drainage pipe on my abdominal, four days into drainage, was...

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  • Doctors think appendicitis.. I’m not convinced

    3 days ago I started having a weird pain in my RLQ  It was quite mild so I figured I would see someone about it after work if it got worse It seemed to go away so I forgot about it until yesterday morning I woke up shaking, dizzy and feeling so generally unwell and exhausted The pain was a little...

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  • Is it be appendicitis? Should I visit my GP?

    About a year or two ago I got really bad pains in my abdomen which was accompanied by sweating and a list of other symptoms. I went to the hospital and was told that the pain was in my appendix but they weren't going to do anything as the pain was gone by the time I reached the hospital.  For...

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  • Appendix

    I have been bloated and have very tight pain around my hips and lower back. I had a colonoscopy done around 2 weeks ago and it showed an inflammation. It read this: Appendiceal orifice bx: Non specific minimal focal active inflammation Does that mean I have an appendix inflammation? Please help 

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  • Does this sound like chronic appendicitis ?

    I'm hoping someone could help me and stop me worrying so much ! For the past four months I have been getting pain in my right hip radiating towards the back , in the groin area and also down my leg , my hip feels like it locks at times and pops and it's then really painful I have been to the...

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  • apendix?

    Started throwing up today and can't keep anything down.  Also have diarrhea. My whole right side hurts but I can't pin point just one spot. It hurts from my pelvis up to under my breast. No fever but some chills. On a pain scale it's about a 4. Should I be going to the hospital? I just...

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  • appendectomy recovery

    My appendix burst in June, I had appendectomy and bowel resection, but I'm still having nausea, and some pain in my lower right abdomen.My doctor said recovery takes time, is this normal?

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  • Mild pain 1 year after appendectomy. Is this normal?

    Exactly a year ago this week I had laroscopic appendectomy. I had bouts of appendicitis for around 1 year prior to my surgery which was misdiagnosed multiple times. It was perforated when it was removed. A week later I was out of hospital and was mobile. For the last few months i've been experiencing...

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  • Loss off feeling, constipation and thrush?

    I had my appendix out four days ago after it had burst. I have been unable to go to the toilet since the day before no matter what i try and i seem to have no feeling i my anus and have no control over passing wind. Also i think i may have thrush in my mouth, possibly from the tubes? I dont know. Any...

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  • Wearing seat belt after appendectomy

    I'm post-op day #8 from an open appendectomy. I have yet to drive or be a passenger in a car. How does one wear a seat belt after surgery? I'm still having some discomfort and can't imagine a seat belt strapped across my belly. Thanks!

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  • IBS and appendectomy

    For the longest time I've had IBS, but when my abdominal pain became worse I recently had an emergency appendectomy. But I still have nausea, loss of appetite and abdominal pain, which I guess is my IBS. Anyone else dealing with IBS and appendectomy?

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  • Suspected Appendicitis

    Hi I am trying to work out if i have chronic appendicitis. The reason i say this is that there seems to be some difference of opinion as to whether chronic appendicitis is a recognised condition. For over a week now i have been having some mild pain in my lower right quadrant along with rumbling stomach,...

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  • Appendicitis or no?

    Hey, Yesterday I brushed against my lower mid-right abdomen and it was very sore, thinking I perhaps pulled a muscle I didnt think much of it. Today I felt the area again thinking the pain woukd be gone, but is still there, can barely touch it, very painful.. I have no other pain and no fever or any...

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  • How to tell if your life is in danger?

    Hey, I was just sat at my computer and got a very accute sharp pain in my lower right side, near my side, between my groin and belly button height wise. It was made worse when I stood up to walk. I took a paracetamol.  I also went to have a pee and that, or the pain meds, seemed to make it go away....

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  • Appendicitis??

    Okay so I'm undure if there's a chance I have appendicitis or grumbling appendix. I went to the toilet about 4 hours ago to have a 💩 I then got a very sharp stabbing pain in my lower pelvic area and could barely move for almost an hour.the pain started to ease and for the past hour I've...

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  • laparoscopic appendectomy incision

    Hello, I just had a laparoscopic appendectomy two weeks ago. I'm curious as to why my surgeon decided to go with a vertical incision starting at the bottom of my belly button (downwards), instead of a horizontal one that follows the natural curvature of my belly button (what I see most people have...

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