Appendicitis Topic Guide
Appendicitis: The cause of appendicitis is not clear. Common symptoms of appendicitis include vague abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, constipation, diarrhea. Some people have no symptoms of appendicitis. Treatment for appendicitis is generally an appendectomy (removal of the appendix).
Abdominal Pain in Children Abdominal pain in children can range from trivial to life-threatening. Some possible causes of abdominal pain in children are: infections, food related (food allergy or food poisoning), poisoning from medication, food, or household products, appendicitis, diabetes, or spider bites. Symptoms range from vomiting, diarrhea, fever, groin pain, urinary problems, or skin rash. Treatment of abdominal pain in children is dependant on the cause.
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