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A 17-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing difficult stools. can the poop that goes back in go to the appendix?? and eventually lead to appendicitis?

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Appendicolith: Sort of. Stool or other material can harden and obstruct the appendix and cause appendicitis. Stool that is in your rectum however is no where near the appendix and is not the issue in this disease.
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