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9 Symptoms of Appendicitis

Diagnosing appendicitis can be tricky. You should see your doctor if you have the following symptoms.
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Low-grade fever and chills

Appendicitis symptoms may mimic those of a stomach bug, including a low-grade fever, chills, and shaking.

Dr. Payne says that if you have stomach pain with a 100-degree fever, it's probably nothing to worry much about. But if you have a 103-degree fever and your stomach pain is severe enough that you can't stand up straight, it may be appendicitis.

Next: Vomiting, nausea, or loss of appetite

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