Saturday, September 19, 2009

APPENDICITIS

Appendicitis and what causes it?

Appendicitis means inflammation of the appendix. It is thought that appendicitis begins when the opening from the appendix into the cecum becomes blocked. The blockage may be due to a build-up of thick mucus within the appendix or to stool that enters the appendix from the cecum. The mucus or stool hardens, becomes rock-like, and blocks the opening. This rock is called a fecalith (literally, a rock of stool). At other times, the lymphatic tissue in the appendix may swell and block the appendix. After the blockage occurs, bacteria which normally are found within the appendix begin to invade (infect) the wall of the appendix. The body responds to the invasion by mounting an attack on the bacteria, an attack called inflammation. An alternative theory for the cause of appendicitis is an initial rupture of the appendix followed by spread of bacteria outside the appendix.. The cause of such a rupture is unclear, but it may relate to changes that occur in the lymphatic tissue, for example, inflammation, that line the wall of the appendix.)

If the inflammation and infection spread through the wall of the appendix, the appendix can rupture. After rupture, infection can spread throughout the abdomen; however, it usually is confined to a small area surrounding the appendix (forming a peri-appendiceal abscess).

Sometimes, the body is successful in containing ("healing") the appendicitis without surgical treatment if the infection and accompanying inflammation do not spread throughout the abdomen. The inflammation, pain and symptoms may disappear. This is particularly true in elderly patients and when antibiotics are used. The patients then may come to the doctor long after the episode of appendicitis with a lump or a mass in the right lower abdomen that is due to the scarring that occurs during healing. This lump might raise the suspicion of cancer.


Symptoms Of Appendicitis?

Main symptom of appendicitis is abdominal pain. The pain is at first diffuse and poorly localized, that is, not confined to one spot. (Poorly localized pain is typical whenever a problem is confined to the small intestine or colon, including the appendix.) The pain is so difficult to pinpoint that when asked to point to the area of the pain, most people indicate the location of the pain with a circular motion of their hand around the central part of their abdomen. A second, common, early symptom of appendicitis is loss of appetite which may progress to nausea and even vomiting. Nausea and vomiting also may occur later due to intestinal obstruction.

As appendiceal inflammation increases, it extends through the appendix to its outer covering and then to the lining of the abdomen, a thin membrane called the peritoneum. Once the peritoneum becomes inflamed, the pain changes and then can be localized clearly to one small area. Generally, this area is between the front of the right hip bone and the belly button. The exact point is named after Dr. Charles McBurney--McBurney's point. If the appendix ruptures and infection spreads throughout the abdomen, the pain becomes diffuse again as the entire lining of the abdomen becomes inflamed.


Ways Of Diagnosing Appendicitis

There are many ways to diagnose appendicittis but i will explain only three ways:


Urinalysis: Is a microscopic examination of the urine that detects red blood cells, white blood cells and bacteria in the urine. Urinalysis usually is abnormal when there is inflammation or stones in the kidneys or bladder. The urinalysis also may be abnormal with appendicitis because the appendix lies near the ureter and bladder. If the inflammation of appendicitis is great enough, it can spread to the ureter and bladder leading to an abnormal urinalysis. Most patients with appendicitis, however, have a normal urinalysis. Therefore, a normal urinalysis suggests appendicitis more than a urinary tract problem.


Ultrasound: Is a painless procedure that uses sound waves to identify organs within the body. Ultrasound can identify an enlarged appendix or an abscess. Nevertheless, during appendicitis, the appendix can be seen in only 50% of patients. Therefore, not seeing the appendix during an ultrasound does not exclude appendicitis. Ultrasound also is helpful in women because it can exclude the presence of conditions involving the ovaries, fallopian tubes and uterus that can mimic appendicitis.

Cure For Appendicitis


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4 comments:

  1. a good post.Are u a medical doctor?

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  2. In the U.S., one in 15 people will get appendicitis. Although it can strike at any age, appendicitis is rare under age 2 and

    most common between ages 10 and 30. There are lot of people suffered from Appendicities. So we advise to you take Home Remedies For Appendicitis

    as it is natural and no any side effects. Take care.

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  3. Appendicitis is a common health condition that we have all heard about it. It can occur both in men and women. It is inflammation of appendix occurs that can be acute and chronic in nature. It causes several symptoms such as abdominal pain, constipation, mild fever, vomiting and nausea. It is most often treated with a combination of surgery and antibiotics but if you want to get rid of it naturally, you can try Appendicitis Home Remedies . They play a vital role in preventing appendicitis from even beginning at very initial level. Herbal Remedies for Appendicitis are necessary for curbing the entire scope of appendicitis from ever taking place.

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  4. Appendicitis is a serious intestinal disorder. The patient's complain of abdominal pain that may start from the middle side of the abdomen and settle at the right side could be Appendicitis. My brother is also experiencing this annoying situation of appendicitis. He tried many medicines with no much success. Even some medicines gave him serious side effects such as nausea, vomiting and infection. We searched a lot about for the treatment of this issue and hopefully found a site that was providing some effective Natural Home Remedies for Appendicitis . He tried those remedies and now he feels more comfortable and relief from its symptoms. Ayurvedic Remedies for Appendicitis is also a good option to reduce the symptoms of appendices. It will work effectively without any side effects.

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