What is Appendicitis?
Appendicitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the
appendix. Appendicitis is typically a surgical emergency, requiring
a surgeon to remove the appendix before it bursts. If the appendix
breaks open, the bile can cause a severe intra-abdominal and
Inflammation of the appendix, often leading to infection, and then necessitating an appendectomy, surgically.
Appendicitis is when the appendix becomes inflamed. If not removed, it can rupture and cause peritonitis, which can be fatal.
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!