How much does surgery for appendicitis cost?
Anywhere from $15,000 to $18,000 (maybe even more) in the U.S. My 20-year old daughter had this procedure while in Nicaragua for a school program and the total cost--surgeon and hospital, including post-operation visits--came to under $1,400, yes, that's $1,400, in a private hospital. The insurance company was the beneficiary of this low cost, not us.
While rare or uncommon, yes, there have been cases of chronic or recurrent appendicitis that didn't require surgery. However, due to the fact that those two types of appendicitis are uncommon and appendicitis can be fatal if left unchecked, I'd definitely advice one who has any of the symptoms associated with appendicitis or is concerned they may have appendicitis, to see their health care provider as soon as possible.
what is appedicitus? Appendicitis is inflammation of the Appendix which is treated by antibiotics and Surgery. Any surgery has risks but the death rate from Appendectomy is very low about 0.3 per cent. It can be slightly higher in the elderly and Surgery for Appendicitis is a relatively safe procedure
Depending upon the specific procedure you have, weight loss surgery can cost between $17,000 and $35,000 for the pre-op and operation portions of your treatment. Post-op care will add additional expenses. Many health insurance companies are beginning to cover portions of these costs, so be sure to check with your current provider when assessing what your out-of-pocket expenses will be.
Yes, of course you can have a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) and appendicitis. They are from different body systems. The UTI is fixed with antibiotics and appendicitis is ONLY fixed with surgery. If you had appendicitis you would get sicker every day with more pain and fever. You would know if you had appendicitis, it DOESN:T go away!