The appendix is an internal organ that can actually get inflamed with pus or poop. When it becomes inflamed, it becomes a health problem known as Appendicitis. This health condition is worthy of attention and the earlier you get checked and possible treatment kick-started, the better for you and higher your survival chances.
In this article, we are going to have a look at some of the signs of appendix inflammation that should not be taken for granted. It should also be mentioned that appendix inflammation can also be referred to as appendicitis and is a relatively common health problem most people between the ages of 10 – 30 experience once in their lives and the effective treatment plan involves removal of the appendix completely.
What Are The Signs of Appendix Inflammation That Should Not Be Taken For Granted?
1. Pain In The Lower Right Belly Or Pain Near The Navel; this is usually the initial sign of appendicitis. Since the appendix is a small part of the large intestine, when it becomes inflamed, you will most likely notice pain in the lower belly often close to the belly button or navel. So, if you start having constant pain near the navel, do well to go for checkup as the earlier appendicitis is detected, the higher a person's chances of survival.
2. Loss Of Appetite; this actually starts shortly after you start having pain near your navel or in the lower abdomen. Constant and unexplained loss of appetite after experiencing pain in the stomach, should not be taken for granted as it's one of the major signs of appendicitis or appendix inflammation.
3. Swollen Belly; this is a serious sign of Appendix Inflammation and often shows up toward the advanced stages of the disease. If your belly starts growing bigger after experiencing pain in the lower belly, there is need then to see a doctor for proper examination.
4. Nausea And Vomiting; this is another sign of appendicitis that should not be ignored or taken for granted. But so many things can make a person vomit of feel nauseated; so there is only one major way of getting to know whether your nausea and vomiting is due to Appendix Inflammation, and that is if it begins shortly after your belly pain or bloating of the stomach. If this is the case, then it's most likely appendix related and mist be checked out to increase your chances of survival.
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