This is a digestive disorder that takes place when the appendix goes through inflammation. As per most studies, this organ which is a three foot plus tube of tissue and a part of the large intestine, is not of much use to the human body. The symptoms include a dull pain in the abdomen, near the region where this organ is located, as well as fever, nausea and bloating.
HOW IS APPENDICITIS DIAGNOSED?
General physicians may confirm diagnosis of appendicitis through abdominal examination, urine test, rectal examination and ultrasound or CT scan.
HOW IS APPENDICITIS TREATED?
Appendectomy or a surgery which removes the appendix is the standard treatment for appendicitis.
DID YOU KNOW?
Although appendicitis cannot be prevented, intake of high fiber diet mitigates the risk of appendicitis.