Symptoms of Appendicitis

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  • Published on Jul 25, 2016
  • Appendicitis is a serious condition, yet many of us don't know just what to watch for or how it can happen. We meet a doctor who had an up close experience with appendicitis, and learn just what the appendix is.
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  • cloud muffins
    cloud muffins 29 days ago +1

    So I'm 11 and I had a pain in my right side down like under my tummy but I never had pain around my belly button and I never vomited! But earlier I went pee and like rubbed it and prayed after that it was gone! It don't hurt now! What is this?

  • Sakura petal
    Sakura petal Month ago +15

    Who's here after getting stomach pain and couldn't stand up

  • Jillian Elise
    Jillian Elise Month ago +1

    Is it appendicitis, food poisoning, or stomach flu?

  • thunder
    thunder Month ago +8

    I just called my doctor (I'm sick) and she told me to get to the emergency room right now to get checked for appendicitis, but my mom says I'll be fine- I don't have my drivers license yet so I can't get myself there e.e


    Edit: So it ended up being something else with symptoms of appendicitis (I went the day after that happened) and I'm OK but that was still pretty scary :/

    • empyerful
      empyerful Month ago

      Then I guess it’s time to die 👹

    • Nepali Nation Community
      Nepali Nation Community Month ago

      thunder you should go :(
      If it gets rupture it will be deadly
      Go if you have pain alot

  • teddy bear
    teddy bear Month ago +4

    0:19 I’m a grower not a shower 😖

  • David Berkowitz
    David Berkowitz 2 months ago +1

    I had a glass of milk and suddenly strong stomachache. I had chills and the stomachache increased and was fierce. I vomited about 5 times. I released all food and drink. Called 911 and by the time I was in hospital, moaning in pain! That's it. Good luck

  • Sionnach1601
    Sionnach1601 2 months ago +1

    Interesting that there was not one white male doctor featured in this video. I suppose they must have all surprisingly packed up and left the profession. Isn't that interesting...

    • Eric Mont
      Eric Mont 25 days ago

      What's interesting is that's the first place your mind goes

    • Ale
      Ale 2 months ago

      Sionnach1601 nah just had it taken out yesterday there was one german anesthesiologist one cuban girl anesthesiologists and anotger black anesthesiologist the other people were white

  • Blood of Bloodclan
    Blood of Bloodclan 3 months ago +7

    Is the Appendix a useless organ? I heard plenty of people that they said it is useless. But, the pain sounds horrible! I gotta stay alert.

    • Daniel Villa Mejia
      Daniel Villa Mejia 14 days ago

      I got mined removed around 4 months ago

    • OmegaWolfe
      OmegaWolfe Month ago

      Blood of Bloodclan it’s more common when you’re older but it’s rare for young people like me, I’m 15 so that’s rare

    • Blood of Bloodclan
      Blood of Bloodclan Month ago

      @OmegaWolfe Sounds painful. I hope i don't get Appendicitis in my life! It sounds like a chance I'll get it or not!

    • OmegaWolfe
      OmegaWolfe Month ago

      Blood of Bloodclan I had my appendix removed in April 2019, the pain sucked because it ruptured

  • Maria Welter
    Maria Welter 3 months ago +27

    She kinda looks like Bree Larson (Captain Marvel)

  • Behemoth _
    Behemoth _ 4 months ago +18

    The appendix's main purpose was to help the body absorb chlorophyll in greens and to break down tough plant material. However, peoples diets drifted away from mainly vegetation to more meat and processed foods, thus rendering the organ pretty much useless

  • Car Boz
    Car Boz 4 months ago +14

    Had mine removed less than a week ago. I left the hospital the same day I had surgery. I've had no time to rest because I've been too busy filling out forms from work for medical leave and financial forms from the hospital and doctors. I'm uninsured so I can't afford to stay in hospital any longer than necessary. I do feel better so I guess I'll just have to wait until I can get some vacation days to rest. On second thought, I can't afford to take vacation days. Oh well!

  • Old Dutch van der Linde
    Old Dutch van der Linde 5 months ago +3

    Dr. Beautiful Angel

  • Wolf Speedosoft Alpha28
    Wolf Speedosoft Alpha28 6 months ago +9

    Pain above my right hip in the back just light though

  • Tanya Artiaga
    Tanya Artiaga 8 months ago +8

    I don’t how such a small thing causes pain . I had surgery to get it removed ahh 😖 . At first I thought my pain was from workouts or period but that pain lasted for two or theee days before I decided to go to the hospital .

    • Surf Soc
      Surf Soc 2 months ago +1

      I ended up having appendicitis and i got surgery about a month ago lol.

    • Crystal Cardenas
      Crystal Cardenas 2 months ago

      Mine has lasted 4 days I might tell my mom

    • Surf Soc
      Surf Soc 3 months ago

      @Real Moby how u doing now?

    • Notezz
      Notezz 3 months ago

      Did it hurt?

  • Arizona Sky
    Arizona Sky 8 months ago +5

    You don’t KNOW what the appendix does???
    How does anyone trust doctors? They’re clearly just practicing and get things right sometimes.

    • Ale
      Ale 2 months ago

      Arizona Sky thats not a doctors job, their job is to take it out it is up to scientists to figure that oit

    • justme _ angie
      justme _ angie 4 months ago

      Rupert Pumpkin oof I didn’t know srry lol

    • Old Dutch van der Linde
      Old Dutch van der Linde 4 months ago +2

      @justme _ angie it does one thing, kill you if you're to slow.

    • justme _ angie
      justme _ angie 4 months ago +1

      Arizona Sky The appendix does nothing :/

    • Old Dutch van der Linde
      Old Dutch van der Linde 5 months ago +1

      It is guess work in a white coat.