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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
No : Even if they did the material is inert and would not react with anything don't worry. Millions at least have been used.

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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Appendix: I recommend quiet careful slow activity only. Tennis is too active. You put yourself at risk to rupture a sensitive area.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Why get appendectomy: Reasons for appendectomy range from incidental (excise the healthy appendix when adjacent organs are being removed to avoid possible future appendicit ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
You won't miss it.: You can live fine without your appendix, as it serves no useful purpose in humans. Now there are potential complications of appendectomy that your sur ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: From adhesions
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Other causes of lower right abdominal pains include adhesions from previous surgery, right sided diverticulitis of the colon, inflammatory bowel disea ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience in General Surgery
See your doctor: You had an appendix removed for pain. You have diarrhea for 3 months following appendix removal. You should talk to your doctor and surgeon. You ma ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Don't worry: With out indication no surgeon will remove the appendix , because you are afraid , of getting appendicitis . Every surgery has risk , and potential f ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
It is sent to ...: Pathology. The specimen is preserved in formalin and then processed so that the pathologist can look at thin slices of it under the microscope for dia ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Well you must have : You must have had symptoms of appendicitis. So ask the doctor what did the radiologist diagnose. And also what did the pathologist say. This is how yo ... Read More

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