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5 Signs Of Appendicitis That Aren’t Abdominal Pain

Prevention Logo By Cassie Shortsleeve of Prevention | Slide 1 of 5: <p>If <a href="http://www.prevention.com/tags/healthy-breakfast-ideas">breakfast</a> is your jam and suddenly you're not hungry at all (at breakfast, lunch, or dinner), your belly could be telling you something. "Generally, patients with appendicitis lose their appetite," says Herron. "That's a very common thing." In fact, anorexia—the medical term for a lack or loss of appetite—<a href="http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/773895-clinical">is present in about 74-78% of patients</a>. </p>

Your appetite goes out the window.

Look out for these 5 symptoms—and head to the doc if you're in pain.

If breakfast is your jam and suddenly you're not hungry at all (at breakfast, lunch, or dinner), your belly could be telling you something. "Generally, patients with appendicitis lose their appetite," says Herron. "That's a very common thing." In fact, anorexia—the medical term for a lack or loss of appetite—is present in about 74-78% of patients.

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