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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Antibiotics or Surgery, what’s Right for Appendicitis?


The appendix is the small, pouch-like organ at one end of the large intestine, which does not perform any important task in the human body. However, this small pouch can cause immense pain, nausea, and fever if it gets infected. This painful, infected appendix condition is known as appendicitis.

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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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Appendicectomy : What to Expect


What is Appendicectomy?

This is a surgical procedure which can be done either openly or laparoscopically and used to treat the condition known as Appendicitis- inflamed appendix, which is pear shaped vestigial organ located in the right side of the lower abdomen.

This condition can occur due to an obstruction or blockage in the organ due to fecal matter, mucus, foreign bodies or pathogenic parasites. When these external substances get accumulated, they will cause irritation in the site leading to an inflammation where the appendix get inflamed.

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