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What is Appendicitis?

An inflamed or infected appendix causes appendicitis. The appendix links to the small and large intestine. Appendicitis, is a severe ailment that requires immediate treatment. Appendicectomy is the surgical removal of an infected appendix.

Major signs of the Appendicitis conditions:

Significant causes of Appendicitis:

  • Infection in the appendix
  • Faecolith
  • Intestinal worms

Diagnostic procedures to identify the condition:

Treatment options for Appendicitis:

It is a medical emergency to treat appendicitis. It's likely that the appendix will burst and lead to a serious infection that will kill the person. Reach out to the best surgeon for appendicitis to undergo treatment for the condition.

An open procedure can be used to remove the appendix:

Open (traditional) surgery method:

Appendicectomy surgery is the removal of an infected appendix, either by open (traditional) method or by laparoscopic method. If the appendix bursts, a "drain (tube)" may be inserted to extract pus and other fluids. Your surgeon will remove the drain after the infection is gone.

FAQ Questions? Answered!

A ruptured appendix always causes stomach pain, loss of appetite, and fever. If you see any of these symptoms, see a doctor immediately.
Appendix ruptures can occur 48–72 hours after symptoms begin. This can be dangerous, especially if an infection causes appendicitis.
One in 20 people develop appendicitis in their lifetimes. Appendicitis is rare in children younger than 2 years old. Instead, 10-30-year-olds are most at risk.
Viruses, bacteria, and parasites can cause appendicitis. Or the large intestine-appendix tube may be obstructed with excrement. At times tumours can cause appendicitis.
Males 10 to 30 years old are affected more than females. Within 24 hours, the pain usually worsens. It needs immediate treatment.
The cost of appendicitis treatment in Coimbatore, can vary widely based on several factors, including the specific hospital or healthcare facility, the type of treatment required.

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