Severe abdominal pain in the appendicitis is the result of acute swelling of the appendix. Anyone suspected of having appendicitis should be examined and treated immediately to prevent insertional cavities, which can lead to a fatal condition, peritonitis.
The appendix is a small, narrow tube-like structure attached at one end to the septum (the first part of the large intestine) and closed at the other end. The appendix is usually located in the lower right part of the abdomen. The inner lining of the appendix produces mucus that flows into the septum.
Appendicitis is a swelling of the appendix. The closure of the appendix may be due to mucus or stool. Other causes of appendicitis include inflammation of the lymphatic tissue in the appendix or infection by bacteria.
The main symptom is abdominal pain. Initially, the pain is felt around the navel. Many people mark the area around the center of the abdomen in circular motions. The swelling spreads to the outer lining and then to the peritoneal lining of the abdomen.
After inhaling the peritoneum, the pain manifests in a small area in the lower right part of the abdomen. There is often loss of appetite, fever, nausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhea, inability to pass gas, and bloating associated with appendicitis. Not all symptoms are easily observed in young patients.
Older patients may have only one or two symptoms. The pain intensifies with movement, deep breathing, coughing, or sneezing. People may experience a tight feeling in the intestines, but they should not cry or take pain relievers.
If appendicitis goes undiagnosed and untreated and ruptures occur, it can lead to inflammation and peritonitis, which can be difficult to treat and often fatal. If the appendix is torn, the infection can spread to other tissues in the abdomen, where it can infect other tissues.
Occasionally, the body can resist infection and the swelling does not spread throughout the abdomen. Babies, young children, and adults are at high risk for nasal congestion. A minor problem with appendicitis is a bowel movement. Obstacles The swelling around the appendix prevents the muscles of the intestine from working and prevents the passage of intestinal contents.
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The test is based on a history and a physical exam and is supported by blood tests and imaging. When the burned appendix comes into contact with the peritoneum, there is pain that moves to the lower right part of the abdomen (the peritoneum). Other symptoms include tenderness (pain when the exam pushes the abdomen and then quickly releases it).
The pain may be sudden but get worse over time. On the digital anal exam, the right side of the anus is more likely to be on the right side, increasing the chances that the patient will develop appendicitis. Other signs that support the diagnosis are psoriasis (pain in the lumbar spine), sciatica (pain in the lumbar spine), and wandering symptoms (pain in the right side when pressed).
Although not all of these symptoms are symptoms, they are all symptoms of inflammation. X-rays, ultrasound, and computed tomography (CT) can produce abdominal images. Clear radiographs may show obstruction, perforation (free air in the abdomen), and foreign body, but occasionally appendicolith (stone deposit).
The most common test is a CT scan, which is used when the clinical picture is in doubt. With modern equipment, CT scans are more than 95 percent different for diagnosing nerves and appendicitis. The white blood cell count (WBC) is usually elevated.
However, it is not just appendicitis that causes high white blood cell counts, almost any infection or swelling can cause high blood pressure. If there is swelling, infection, or stones in the kidneys or urine, the urine test is sometimes abnormal, which can sometimes be mistaken for apathy.
Confusion can also occur when the appendix is close to the urethra, spreading swelling around the area, resulting in increased urinary excretion or white blood cells in the urine.
Appendicitis is treated with a surgical procedure called appendicitis. The operation involves a surgical incision in the lower right part of the abdomen. The operation can be performed with a laparoscope, which includes a camera to visualize small cracks and areas of interest.
Although the appendix is usually standard, it is removed because it is part of an evolutionary process that currently does not work in humans. This procedure will remove the attachment from future episodes. Antibiotics often help reduce swelling before surgery and kill any remaining bacteria. It is impossible to diagnose appendicitis.
Anyone can develop appendicitis but it usually occurs between the ages of 10 and 30. It is estimated that 1 in 1,000 people with appendicitis occurs each year. About 6 percent of Americans suffer from appendicitis at some point in their lives.
Patients younger than 6 years of age or older are more likely to develop appendicitis. Each year in the United States, about 700,000 people are hospitalized with severe appendicitis.