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Symptoms of Appendicitis

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The list of other diseases or medical conditions that may be on the differential diagnosis list of alternative diagnoses for Appendicitis includes:

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Article Excerpts About Symptoms of Appendicitis:

Anyone with symptoms needs to see a doctor immediately. Symptoms include

  • Pain in the right side of the abdomen. The pain usually begins near the navel and moves down and to the right. The pain becomes worse when moving, taking deep breaths, coughing, sneezing, and being touched in the area.

  • Nausea.

  • Vomiting.

  • Constipation.

  • Diarrhea.

  • Inability to pass gas.

  • Low fever that begins after other symptoms.

  • Abdominal swelling.

Not everyone has all symptoms. It is important that people with symptoms of appendicitis not take laxatives or enemas to relieve constipation because these medicines could cause the appendix to burst. People also should not take pain medicine because it can mask symptoms that the doctor needs to know about. (Source: excerpt from Appendicitis: NIDDK)

Appendicitis as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Appendicitis, it is also important to consider Appendicitis as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Appendicitis may cause:

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Appendicitis. This signs and symptoms information for Appendicitis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Appendicitis signs or Appendicitis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Appendicitis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Appendicitis symptoms.


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