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Can appendix pain be considered intractable pain?
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Generally, no
Intractable pain is chronic and unrelenting without or with a source.
Appendix pain can be "chronic" but usually becomes identified as a source with testing and examination and can be resolved with treatment.

In brief: Generally, no
Intractable pain is chronic and unrelenting without or with a source.
Appendix pain can be "chronic" but usually becomes identified as a source with testing and examination and can be resolved with treatment.
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