To diagnose appendicitis (appendicitis) quite a bit tricky because the symptoms seen in patients with appendicitis (appendicitis) looks very similar to other diseases, such as problems in the gall bladder, bladder or urinary tract infection, Crohn’s disease, gastritis, intestinal infection and ovary problems.
Own symptoms of appendicitis can vary depending on the stage:
1. Acute appendicitis disease
In this condition the symptoms caused by the body will experience high fever, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain lower right, it will feel very ill when brought along so slightly terbongkok, but not everyone shows symptoms like this, it could also just be dizzy, or nauseated -sick.
2. Chronic inflammatory disease of the appendix
For patients who have reached this stage slightly resemble the symptoms caused by ulcer disease where pain can occur in the area around the navel and sometimes intermittent fever.
Often accompanied by nausea, sometimes vomiting, and pain that moves to the lower right abdomen with signs typical of acute appendicitis is pain Mc Burney point pd (medical term).
Spread of pain will also depend on the position / location of the appendix to the colon itself, When the tip of the appendix is ??touching the urethra ureter, the pain would be similar to the sensation of urinary colic pain, and there may be disorders.
When the position of the appendix leads to the back, the pain came on skewers rectal examination or vaginal puncture. In the appendix to another position, the pain may not be so specific.
To do the handling and care of patients suffering from appendicitis. The process of diagnosis is certain to be done, it is done to overcome the disease of appendicitis (appendicitis) is operating.
In the early conditions when the conditions are immediately diagnosed appendicitis can be made possible by administering antibiotics, however the recurrence rate may reach 35%.
Surgery of the appendix itself can be either open or semi-closed (laparoscopic). After surgery the patient should still be given antibiotics for 7-10 days.
Next is to perform the surgery wound care should be protected from the possibility of secondary infection from contaminated equipment.