Patient Comments: Appendicitis - Complications

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Please discuss complications you experienced with appendicitis. Submit Your Comment

Comment from: alice, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: May 09

I had no pain – only a dull ache in my lower right abdomen. I had a fever, vomiting, and eventually couldn't down anything. Since I've often had ill health, I didn't go to the hospital until my brother took me. I had a CT scan and the doctor operated that day. He said the appendix hadn't burst but was leaking and had spread the infection. It doesn't always present with an obvious sharp pain.

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