An Overview On The Appendix Symptoms

appendixThe appendix is a blind-ended tube, which is connected to cecum. This condition is referred to as a medical emergency and in many cases, it is important to remove the appendix. The appendix is considered as the unused tissue that resides in the lower part of the abdomen.

In initial stages, a lot of Appendix symptoms are observed in the people who are suffering from it. But if you don’t pay attention to them, this medical condition can also lead to death.

Symptoms Of Appendix

Symptoms Of Appendix At The Early Stage

Pain In The Navel Region

This is the first symptom that a person usually feels if he or she is suffering from this problem. The person will feel a dull pain in the vicinity of the navel or sometime in the upper part of the abdomen and after some time this pain become s quite acute as this starts to move from the upper part to the lower right part of the abdomen. This pain may take place for about 2 hours.

Loss Of Appetite And Nausea

This is another most common symptom that is seen in the patients who have appendix. They don’t feel hungry at all and lose the appetite completely. Besides that, most of the time they suffer from nausea.

Loss Of Appetite

From time to time, they vomit as well. In majority of the cases it is seen that the people suffering from this condition vomit after the pain in their abdomen starts.

Constipation And Gas

The people suffering from the problem of appendix suffer from constipation. They also feel it very hard to pass the gas. In addition to this, diarrhea is very common among the patients of appendix.

People also have severe cramps they have the problem of appendix. So if you have such symptoms, don’t neglect. Go to the doctor at once so that he or she can find out your problem.


From time to time, people may have fever, even though the temperature is low. In most of the cases, the temperature varies between 99 and 102 degree Fahrenheit.

Tenderness Of The Abdomen

tenderness in abdomen
When you apply pressure in the lower right portion of the abdomen, it will appear very tender in comparison to the other parts. It is called rebound tenderness. You will feel less pain while applying pressure, but when you will release the pressure, you will feel an acute pain.

Symptoms Of Appendix At Advanced Stage

Intense Pain

The patient may suffer from intense pain in the lower right side of the abdomen by coughing, sneezing and quick movements. The muscles around the area of pain may feel very rigid or hard.

The pain is accompanied by fever, vomiting, constipation and diarrhea. The sufferer can relieve the tenderness of the muscles by drawing the knees up to the abdomen.

Swelling Of The Abdomen

swelling of abdomen


If the appendix is not treated at the initial stage or if you fail to identify the symptoms at the early stages, your abdomen will be swollen and also it will become extremely rigid.

Pain During Urination

The people suffering from the problem of appendix will feel a sharp pain during urination. In most of the cases, they can’t urinate at all.

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