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docs, could a right sided hydrosalpinx affect the appendix?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Mimicker of appy: The right ovary and fallopian tube are in near vicinity of appendix .Can get torsion of fallopian tube and mimic appendicitis.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

Can a right sided hydrosalpinx have any affecton the appendix?

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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: It is a contained but chronic source of infection. If it becomes inflames it can irritate the appendix and colon. If it bursts ipen it can cause a life threatening infection.

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