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Appendicitis is a state of medical emergency that is characterized by an inflammation of the appendix. In most cases, patients experience a dull pain near the navel or the upper abdomen. Additionally, some of the other symptoms include loss of appetite, nausea, constipation, abdominal pain, abdominal swelling and fever.
HOW IS APPENDICITIS DIAGNOSED?
The following tests are usually used to make the diagnosis: • Abdominal exam to detect inflammation • Urine test to rule out a urinary tract infection • Rectal exam • Blood test to see if your body is fighting infection • CT scans and/or ultrasound
HOW IS APPENDICITIS TREATED?
Appendectomy or a surgery which removes the appendix is the standard treatment for appendicitis.
DID YOU KNOW?
There is no way to prevent appendicitis. However, appendicitis is less common in people who eat foods high in fiber, such as fresh fruits and vegetables.