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What causes appendicitis to occur?

Causes of appendicitis are not properly understood. This can be due to many factors i.e. obstruction and ulceration within the appendix and bacterial invasion are major appendicitis causes. These conditions allow favorable sites for bacterial multiplication and appendix pain. In such conditions appendix get inflammation and swells. It becomes rupture when it fills with pus cells.

How to treat appendicitis?

Appendicitis treatment depends on the appendicitis pain and appendicitis symptoms. The only proposed treatment of appendicitis is surgery (appendectomy). The main objective of appendix surgery is to remove it before its rupturing due to which infection spreads throughout the abdomen (peritonitis).

Symptoms of abdominal pain in children (cont.)

Vomiting in children is common in abdominal pain but not always the case that represents a serious problem. However, with the duration of abdominal pain; nausea and vomiting which are the simplest abdominal pain causes, goes quickly. Another rule is that vomiting longer than 24 hours is a legitimate and authentic reason to contact a doctor.

How the cause of an abdominal pain diagnosed?

Doctors consider some attributes to diagnose the abdominal pain which include: pain characteristics, endoscopic, radiological and laboratory testing, surgery, diagnosis on physical examination and symptoms of abdominal pain. There is some of the information, which is taken from patient’s history that helps doctors to diagnose the disease.

What is the abdominal pain in children?

Abdominal pain is the most common cause of trouble for parents with a child that makes him go to the doctor. Review of abdominal pain for parents and a doctor is a challenge. Possible causes for a number of child’s abdominal pain may range from trivial to life-threatening and with a little difference in the child’s ailment complaint. Luckily, abdominal pain in children improved rapidly. Every parent or guardian faces a very tough situation, whether to seek a medical care or not.