Appendicitis

Last updated: 5 Nov 2021  |  810 Views  | 

 Appendicitis

 Appendicitis


The appendix is ​​the distal part of the colon. The cecum of the colon can become swollen and inflamed if there is an infection. and can be fatal Appendicitis occurs in people aged 10-30 years.

cause
The exact cause is not yet known. An opening in the intestinal segus is obstructed, causing bacterial overgrowth. The infection prevents the blood from flowing. ischemic appendicitis and can break something that can clog the appendix, such as undigested vegetable seeds Lymph nodes are caused by viruses, parasites, tumors.

symptom
Abdominal pain around the navel and moving down to the right lower abdomen It hurts more when coughing, moving, making it more painful. Nausea and vomiting may occur. Abdominal pain, swelling, low fever. If the crow is left too long, the appendix may rupture. It is an emergency that requires urgent treatment.

diagnosis
from history taking, physical examination, blood test, ultrasound and Ct to help rule out unrelated diseases.

treatment
appendectomy surgery The most popular is laparoscopic surgery. Use antibiotics to kill germs and painkillers. Stool softeners



Things to do

You should tell your doctor if you have symptoms. The appendix may rupture.

Tell your doctor if you have nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, bloody diarrhea, or lumps in your stomach.


don't do

Don't miss a doctor's appointment




 

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