A 38-year-old member asked:
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after starting symptoms of appendicitis, how long till the appendix ruptures?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Unpredictable: It is compelling reason to see a physician for sudden abdominal pain , early diagnosis is difficult in very young and old , in spite of better diagnostic tools .
Answered on Feb 19, 2016

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