Hard Upper Abdomen In Patients With Appendicitis?
Evening!! I want to ask that I have an appendicitis infection. Previously, the color of my infected intestine was black on an ultrasound, then 1 week later I checked again the color was bright and the doctor said it was good, it’s okay”. I feel pain but sometimes when I press it it hurts a little. But my upper stomach is hard like fullness, the doctor said it was the effect of the infection. it keeps beeping?think”why?rnThank you…
Thank you for your question. Was your initial complaint that you went to the doctor and did an ultrasound? The appendix (appendix) is a small sac-shaped organ connected to the large intestine which is roughly located in the lower right abdomen. In medical language there is no known appendicitis infection. Conditions that can occur in appendicitis are appendicitis to a rotting or ruptured appendix. Appendicitis is an inflammatory condition of the appendix whose cause is not known with certainty but this inflammation is triggered by feces that block the appendix or swollen lymph nodes that block the appendix. Patients with appendicitis will experience symptoms of lower right abdominal pain that worsen when you cough or walk, fever, nausea, vomiting, no appetite, constipation or diarrhea, flatulence. The process of diagnosing appendicitis is based on the patient's complaints, the doctor's physical examination, and additional examinations such as blood tests and ultrasound. If appendicitis is proven, in general, surgical removal of the appendix will be recommended to the patient.
The stomach complaints you feel may be related to your appendicitis but may be caused by other conditions such as heartburn, acid reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome, overeating, effects of caffeinated or fizzy drinks, and others.
You should go back to see your doctor if you are still experiencing these complaints. If necessary, you can consult another doctor for a second opinion. Further treatment can be determined after a doctor's examination.
For a while, avoid eating too much, preferably eating in small portions but more often. Avoid consumption of spicy and oily food. Avoid consumption of caffeinated, fizzy, and alcoholic beverages.
I hope this helps.