A condition where the appendix becomes infected and filled with pus. The appendix is a small finger-shaped pouch that causes pain in the lower right abdomen. The infection typically increases and finally becomes severe. It's a medical emergency that requires surgery as soon as possible.
appendicitis Symptoms are similar to other illnesses, like gallbladder or urinary infection, and kidney stones
some tests can help diagnose appendicitis:
pain on the right side of the lower abdomen, Pain if you cough or walk. Nausea and vomiting, Loss of hunger.
People go on living just fine without an appendix
Yes. appendix can kill you. Get treated before it gets worse.