Appendicitis, acute

  • Inflammation and infection of the appendix
  • Affects the opening from the appendix to the large bowel
  • Symptoms may include sudden or severe onset of abdominal pain, fever and nausea
  • Caused by increased pressure and decreased blood flow to the tissue of the appendix
  • Cannot be spread from person to person
  • Affects males and females
  • Can occur at any age
  • Pain may be mild to severe
  • Can result in severe complications if left untreated

 

Due to the nature of this disease, there are no home treatment options. Please contact your doctor.

 

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