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When you need an appendectomy fast, turn to skilled surgeons right in South Jersey.
Appendicitis is a medical emergency that almost always requires quick surgery to remove the appendix before it bursts. In the U.S., 1 in 20 people will get appendicitis as a result of a blockage in the appendix. It’s most common in people between the ages of 10 and 30, but can happen at any age.
Appendicitis Diagnosis at Inspira
Signs of appendicitis may include:
- Sudden pain near the belly button that moves toward the right side of the lower abdomen
- Sudden pain on the right side of the lower abdomen
- Bloating in the abdomen
- Constipation or diarrhea
- Inability to pass gas
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
- Pain that worsens with coughing, walking or other jarring movements
- Temperature between 99° and 102° Fahrenheit
Our Approach to Appendicitis
Inspira’s four emergency room locations are staffed with expert surgeons who can quickly remove an inflamed appendix before it bursts, or perforates, releasing its infectious contents into the abdominal cavity.
Seeking Help for Appendicitis
If you or your child has symptoms that signal early appendicitis, make an appointment with an Inspira doctor. However, if you have severe abdominal pain, don’t wait to seek medical attention. Head to one of Inspira’s four emergency room locations to get help immediately.
Why Choose Inspira for Surgical Care
Our award-winning and state-of-the-art surgical facilities have received national recognition and are staffed with fellowship-trained surgeons ready to guide you on your road to recovery. Our highly-skilled surgical team has been providing the region with state-of-the-art robotic surgeries since 2010. Minimally-invasive robotic surgeries are designed to reduce scarring and speed up recovery time, so you can get back to your daily routine quicker, and with less pain.
There’s no reason to travel outside of South Jersey when skilled surgeons are operating right in your community. With more than 150 access points, you can have confidence in the robust community hospital care offered at Inspira. Whether you’re going in for a scheduled procedure or a complex emergency operation, you can trust that you’re getting the best possible care.
Inspira’s surgical team has the expertise, experience and credentials to pass on their knowledge to the surgical leaders of tomorrow. The General Surgery Residency Program is a model of excellence for medical education, research and patient care in a community-based atmosphere. Our surgeons, physicians and nurses provide skillful, compassionate care to everyone that comes to our operating rooms.
Inspira Surgery Locations
Our surgical specialists treat patients around South Jersey from state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient facilities.