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A 20-year-old male asked:

can you get appendicitis from eating a large orange seed, if so how long should i wait to know?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Appy: Food and particles may get deposited in the appendix, but they do not cause appendicitis. You will know that something is wrong when you develop progressive R lower quadrant pain then nausea / vomiting / loss of appetite and fever.

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