The appendix looks like a little jalapeno pepper hanging off from your ascending colon, but before you take that extra ear of corn-on-the-cob at that great summer picnic you look forward to every year, think twice. The appendix is sitting right there, at the very bottom of the ascending colon waiting to collect seeds, corn and anything else that falls back into it—including feces. The bottom line is that no matter what causes trouble in the appendix, inflammation will be the next naturally-occurring, physiological event, which is known as appendicitis.
Here are the 10 signs and symptoms of appendicitis you need to know:
With all that is going on in a person’s body during and leading up to appendicitis. This will also lead to a requirement that electrolytes be balanced out, at some point, either through intravenous replenishment, or through drinking fluids with electrolytes. Fluid replacement therapy will be necessary.