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A 30-year-old female asked:

will a urine test show signs of acute and chronic appendicitis?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: It might help distinguish it from a tricky kidney / bladder infection.
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 40 years experience
NO: A urine test, except to rule out urinary tract infection, will not have any indication for or against appendicitis.

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