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What is appendicitis?

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Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience in General Surgery
Inflamed appendix: Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. It usually occurs when there is a blockage in the opening of the appendix, usually by feces. This leads to an overgrowth of the bacteria within the appendix.
Answered on May 3, 2016
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