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The 10 Tell Tale Signs of Appendicitis

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Let’s put it this way; if you’re appendix bursts, you’ll certainly know it!

Appendicitis is a condition that leads to the rupture of this pouch-shaped organ. The appendix attaches to the large intestine and is credited for producing beneficial germs for the digestive system, even though human evolution has almost done away with need for this organ.

A burst appendix can be life threatening and doctors must remove it immediately to avoid toxicity. The most obvious sign of an appendicitis attack is pain in the lower-right side of the abdomen. However, many of the following symptoms may also accompany the tell tale abdominal pain…

1. Intensifying Pain

Appendicitis pain can be very severe, and once it starts, it will increase quickly, in a matter of mere hours. Mothers often compared it to labor pain, and it’s so excruciating that it can instantly rouse you from a deep sleep.

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