A 35-year-old member asked:
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can running after eating cause appendicitis?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
No: There is no association between eating and physical activities to the chance of getting appendicitis.
Answered on Sep 14, 2013

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Dr. Dean Giannone
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Doubtful. : It's doubtful you'd have an episode of acute appendicitis or peritonitis without pain, fevers, chills and nausea. These are not subtle entities.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Rarely : I have never seen it, but it can theoretically happen.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
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Not typical: your symptoms are not typical of appendicitis and I would suggest a follow-up visit with your doc. The pain location, circumstances and other possibly ... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Old wives tales: There are no scientific studies to affirm either of your allegations. As a child I was told that swallowing gum would cause a bowel obstruction
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