What Is Acute Appendicitis?

Acute appendicitis is a kind of appendicitis which may occur suddenly and has no typical symptoms. If not treated immediately, the inflamed appendix will eventually burst, or perforate and may make those infectious materials into the abdominal cavity.

The most common treatment for acute appendicitis is surgical removal of the appendix.

Besides, acute appendicitis is one of the most common causes of severe abdominal pain that comes on quickly.

What are the symptoms of acute appendicitis?

Most people with acute appendicitis experience no typical symptoms, some may have

  • Severe abdominal pain.
  • Sudden pain around navel and quickly spreads to lower right abdomen.
  • Sudden fever.
  • Nausea or vomiting.

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