09/15/2022 at 11:44


    If not treated early, peritonitis can lead to sepsis.

    It is an inflammation of the peritoneum that causes intense pain.

    Victoria Federica has ended up in the hospital, undergoing emergency surgery for a serious illness that, if not treated in time, could have ended her life. The pathology that the niece of King Felipe VI has suffered is peritonitisa very common complication consisting of an inflammation of the peritoneum that causes severe pain. However, What are its symptoms and what complications exist?

    Symptoms and complications of peritonitis.

    The list of most common symptoms of peritonitis are:

    • Abdominal pain or tenderness to touch.
    • Bloating or feeling of heaviness in the abdomen.
    • Fever.
    • Nausea and vomiting.
    • loss of appetite
    • Diarrhea.
    • Low urine output.
    • Thirst.
    • Unable to defecate or pass gas.
    • Fatigue and/or excessive tiredness.
    • Disorientation.

    It is important to notify a doctor because if it is not treated in time, peritonitis can be fatal; the biggest problem is that it is an infection that can spread throughout the body through sepsis (sepsis), and it must be treated as soon as possible to avoid this complication.