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5 symptoms of appendicitis, (this side is the one that hurts)

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Symptoms of Appendicitis

We always have the doubt if the intent appendicitis is side left or right, but beyond that, you must learn to identify the symptoms of appendicitis, to avoid complications from peritonitis.

The appendicitis arises mainly between 10 and 30 years but also happens to any age; the appendix is an organ of variable size and location, but it is located between the pelvis and the abdomen.

Abdominal pain

The classic sign of appendicitis, is located around the navel and in a matter of hours you feel that the pain went to the lower right quadrant of the abdomen, remaining there latent and more and more intense.

60% of cases occur like this and it is important to go to the doctor.

Dizziness and vomiting

This symptom is associated with abdominal pain, the overall malaise occurs in 90% of cases of appendicitis.


Fever is present in the first hours of evolution, especially in children and older adults. The temperatures are around 37.5 ° C and 38 ° c.

Constipation and abdominal distension

This happens the days before the other symptoms occur and even during the acute condition of the condition, to treat this you should also consult the specialist.

Pain in the left side of the abdomen

Although pain strictly occurs on the right side, it is not impossible for the left side to have discomfort, because there are appendages that are longer than normal and extend into that abdominal cavity.


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