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Know Appendicitis, its symptoms and diagnosis

By AdminPosted On 19-Jan-2018


Appendicitis is actually an inflammation of the appendix. the appendix is approximately 3.5-inch long tube of tissue that extends from the large intestine. We do not know of any known cause about the importance of this organ in the body. Appendicitis is a medical urgent situation that almost always requires prompt surgery to remove the appendix. When it is left untreated the inflamed appendix eventually will burst and will spill the infectious material in the abdominal cavity. It can be fatal unless treated immediately with strong antibiotics. So the operation at appendix operation in Kochi is a must.


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Sometimes it so happens that pus-filled abscess forms outside the inflamed appendix. Scar tissue then separates the appendix from the rest of the abdomen, preventing infection from spreading. this abscessed appendix might even explode. for this reason, almost in all the cases an appendicitis are treated as emergencies and are operated as soon as possible at the hospital for Appendix Operation in India.


Symptoms of appendicitis


The classic symptoms include:

• Pain near the navel or upper abdomen that becomes sharp as it moves to lower right abdomen

• Loss of appetite

• Nausea or vomiting soon after abdominal pain begins

• Abdominal swelling

• Fever

• Inability to pass gas

• dull of sharp pain anywhere in the upper or lower abdomen, back or rectum

• Painful urination

• Vomiting

• Severe cramps

• Constipation or diarrhea with gas


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How is appendicitis diagnosed?


Diagnosis of appendicitis can be tricky. Symptoms of appendicitis are frequently vague and are also similar to other ailments like gallbladder problem, bladder or urinary tract infection, gastritis, Crohn's disease, intestinal infection and ovary problems. the following tests are usually used for the diagnosis:

• Abdominal exam to detect inflammation

• Urine test to rule out an infection of urinary tract

• Rectal exam

• Blood test

• CT scan and Ultrasound


Surgery by Laparoscopic Surgeon Kerala is the most common procedure adopted to remove the appendix which is also called appendectomy.

Appendectomy is the standard treatment for almost all cases of appendicitis. Generally, if there is the pain of appendix is suspected by the doctor he or she on the side of safety and quickly remove the appendix to avoid its rupture by Gastric Surgeon Kerala.

Dr.N.P. Kamalesh provides the best Laparoscopic surgery for appendix removal in Kochi.


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