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Appendicitis symptoms
Appendicitis

Symptoms could include:

  • Pain is a general term that describes uncomfortable sensations in the body, ranging from annoying to debilitating. Pain stems from activation of the nervous system and is highly subjective.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Abdominal pain is pain that occurs between the chest and pelvic regions. Abdominal pain can be crampy, achy, dull, intermittent or sharp. It's also called a stomachache.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Fever is also known as hyperthermia, pyrexia, or elevated temperature. It describes a body temperature that's higher than normal. Fever can affect children and adults. A short-term increase in body temperature can help your body fight off illness.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Abdominal rigidity is a state of stiffness of your stomach muscles that worsens when you touch (or someone else touches) your abdomen. This is an involuntary response to prevent pain caused by pressure on your abdomen. Another term for this protec...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sometimes a person feels hot to touch due to illness or environmental situation that causes elevated core temperature. A compounding factor can be dehydration (lack of fluids.
    Source:Healthline
  • When skin feels hot to the touch, it means the body's temperature is hotter than normal. Sometimes a person's skin feels hot to the touch due to illness. This can also be caused by an environmental situation that increases body temperature.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aversion to food and drink can be a temporary response to a benign illness, as with the common cold, or a response to a complex interaction of physical, mental and behavioral issues. While it is normal to experience a loss of appetite with certain conditions, when aversion to food and drink results in significant weight loss and nutritional deficits, it is important to seek medical advice.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:October 31, 2007
  • Prenatal development starts at conception and ends with the birth of your baby. It takes about 40 weeks or nine months to create a new life.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Lightheadedness is caused by a temporary decrease in blood to the brain. This sensation is usually fixed by lying down and allowing blood to flow to the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • According to the
    Source:HLCMS
  • Diarrhea is characterized by loose, watery stools or a frequent need to have a bowel movement. It usually lasts a few days and often disappears without any treatment.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A swollen abdomen occurs when your stomach area is larger than normal. This is sometimes known as a distended abdomen or swollen belly. A swollen abdomen is often uncomfortable or even painful. A swollen abdomen has a number of potential causes. I...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bowel movements normally occur at approximately the same time each day. The feces (stool) itself should be soft enough that it can be passed without straining.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
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