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Appendicitis Questions

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What are symptoms of appendicitis?

  1. The number one symptom of appendicitis is abdominal (belly) pain typically beginning near the belly button and then traveling below your belly button on your right side. The pain is persistent and is aggravated by walking, moving and coughing.
  2. You may also experience nausea and vomiting and may not have an appetite.
  3. A low grade fever can also accompany appendicitis, but children tend to have higher fevers.
  4. Other symptoms include constipation, back pain, and a swollen abdomen.

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