A 42-year-old female asked:
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Is appendicitis hereditary?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Appendix-itis: Appendicitis-appendix- itis ( inflammation/infection ). It is not a hereditary problem., it is an inflammation process/infection caused by different things- like food related, obstruction of the lumen, malignancy etc.
Answered on Jul 26, 2016

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