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How do i know if i have chronic appendicitis ?

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Dr. Jeffrey Widmeyer
Specializes in Surgery - Vascular
Difficult diagnosis: Recurring pain in the area of the appendix, (and that location can vary), as well as possible symptoms of fever or other GI symptoms could be consistent with chronic appendicitis. A ct scan of the abdomen and pelvis would be helpful. Ultimately, surgery might be necessary to make a definitive diagnosis.

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