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What causes abdominal swelling, fever and lower abdominal pain? 2 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Appendicitis

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix. Here's what it feels like, what causes it, and what tests to expect at your doctor's office.

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2

Hernia

A hernia occurs when an organ pushes through the muscle or tissue that holds it in place. Hernias are most common in the abdomen but can appear elsewhere.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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