A 18-year-old male asked:
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can chronic appendicitis go away on its on and not come back - the hospital says they suspect a grumbling appendix. can i just forget about it?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes , they can : Now the concept changed , the term , chronic appendicitis is no longer used ( even though after attack it gives symptoms for long time ) , if symptoms persists , and documented , will need elective ( planed ) appendectomy , you will be fine.
Answered on Feb 22, 2016

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