Symptoms: lower right side abdominal pain, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, inability to pass gas, abdominal swelling.Statistics:The annual rate of Appendicitis increased from 7.62 to 9.38 per 10,000 between 1993 and 2008. The Appendicitis was found at a highest frequency in the 10-20 years age group and occurrence in this group decreased by 4.6%. An increase of Appendicitis was found by 6.3% between ages 30 and 50 years. Its rates is higher in males.
Treatment and tests: Appendicitis treatment usually involves surgery to remove the inflamed appendix. However in some cases • Physical exam to assess your pain • Blood test: high white blood cell count will indicates the infrction to cause appendicitis • Urine test: urinalysis to know urinary tract infection that causes appendicitis • Imaging tests.