Appendicitis: Diagnosis and Treatment


What is appendix?
The appendix is narrow tube attached to large intestine (colon), located in the lower right portion of the abdomen. It has no known function.

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Stomach Ache and Abdominal Pain


Most people experience stomach pain or abdominal pain at some point in their lives. There are many causes that can lead to abdominal pain and many of them are easily treated. However, some pains have serious underlying causes and need prompt medical attention and hospitalization to treat them.

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Symptoms Hinting the Presence of a Stone in your Gallbladder


Gallbladder stones, which are solid deposits growing inside the gallbladder, can form either due to high amounts of cholesterol in the bile, or due to the presence of excess bilirubin in the bile, a condition also known as “jaundice.”

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What type of Abdominal Pain is a Symptom of Hernia?


Hernias are fairly common, affecting both adults and children. A hernia is caused when any part of an internal organ,typically the stomach or the intestines, pushes through a weak point in its surrounding tissue or walls and protrudes. Hernias occur in the area between the chest and hips– the abdomen, groin, and upper thigh. Abdominal pain along with lump is one of the common symptom of hernia.

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Warning Signs of Appendicitis


Appendicitis, is defined as the inflammation of appendix, a pear shaped like structure located adjacent to the large intestine, at the lower right side of abdomen (right iliac fossa).

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