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And I thought it was the watermelon

So here I am at 4 am on a Monday, sitting up to try to release whatever was inside of me after turning every half hour all night to see if shifting gas was the problem, thinking, Why did I eat so much dang watermelon?!  1,039 more words


how a natural mom ended up going under the knife

People who know me, know that I use a doctor if I need a diagnosis – but will likely treat at home and that if we are at the hospital it’s a serious or chronic situation that we need help to support – and I can count how many times we have done both – rarely. 1,478 more words


Essential Appendages

Appendix: noun, plural appendixes, appendices


1.supplementary material at the end of a book, article, document, or other text, usually of an explanatory, statistical, or bibliographic nature. 306 more words


Perforated Appendicitis


CLINICAL DATA: A 45 year-old man with right lumbar and right hypochondriac pain with fever. Tenderness in the right hypochondriac pain. Blood profile showed elevated total white cell counts. 546 more words


Daniel Carcione and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Appendix Rupture pt.4

So they got me in and did surgery. It wasn’t a super high risk procedure but they still weren’t sure exactly what they were dealing with so they decided to tread lightly. 1,331 more words


Appendicitis – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

The inflammation of the appendix is called Appendicitis. Its a 3 1/2-inch-long tube like tissue spreading from the big intestine. It is often distinguished as a medical emergency and in most severe cases it could be removed. 204 more words

Homemade Tips

How to convince a surgeon to accept a RIF pain referral

I just love gyane on call. A 43 year old woman is brought to A&E complaining of severe right iliac fossa pain for the past day. 514 more words

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